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From Thomas Neidhart <thomas.neidh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [math] User Guide needs some love
Date Mon, 27 May 2013 19:18:21 GMT
On 05/23/2013 09:48 PM, Thomas Neidhart wrote:
> On 05/23/2013 08:53 PM, Luc Maisonobe wrote:
>> Le 23/05/2013 17:41, Phil Steitz a écrit :
>>> On 5/23/13 1:18 AM, Thomas Neidhart wrote:
>>>> I would like to create more examples, but instead of creating my own
>>>> plotting functions (was ok for simple scatter plots) use something like
>>>> jfreechart.
>>>> Is it ok to include this dependency with scope test?
>>>
>>> No problem IMO, as long as scope is test.
>>
>> I think it is OK if we don't distribute it, due to this:
>> <http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#prohibited>
>>
>> So it would be better if it is not a declared as a dependency (typically
>> not in the pom), but as an external tool.
>>
>> Look for example at
>> <http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#category-b>, there is an
>> interesting sentence in the explanation:
>>
>>    By attaching a prominent label to the distribution and requiring
>>    an explicit action by the user to get the reciprocally-licensed
>>    source, users are less likely to be unaware of restrictions
>>    significantly different from those of the Apache License. Please
>>    include the URL to the product's homepage in the prominent label.
>>
>> The "explicit action by the user" part is the reason I would suggest
>> not to declare a dependency in the pom.
> 
> I have now found xchart (http://xeiam.com/xchart.jsp) which is available
> from maven central, is released under Apache license and seems to
> support all that I need, so I will give it a try.

Added a first example with screenshot in MATH-983.

Thomas

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