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From Ceki Gulcu <>
Subject Re: commons-logging version 0.0.0-EMPTY
Date Mon, 18 May 2009 14:52:41 GMT

sebb wrote:
> On 18/05/2009, Ceki Gulcu <> wrote:
>>  sebb wrote:
>>> It would be useful if the Manifest included the following details:
>>> Implementation-Title: commons-logging
>>> Implementation-Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation
>>> Implementation-Vendor-Id: org.apache
>>> Implementation-Version: 0.0.0-EMPTY
>>> Specification-Title: commons-logging
>>> Specification-Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation
>>> Specification-Version: 0.0.0-EMPTY
>>  These details provide information to the user who decides to open the
>>  manifest file but other than that, since the jar file comes with no
>>  classes, the information cannot be accessed at runtime, e.g. by the
>>  Package class. Can you think of any additional reasons to include the
>>  above details in the manifest file?
> To document the jar.
> It's easy enough to add, and does no harm.


> AIUI there needs to be a NOTICE file in every distribution and release.


> Also the N&L files need to be added to the jar.


Ceki Gülcü
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