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From Emmanuel Lecharny <elecha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: RAT and MANIFEST.MF
Date Mon, 08 Sep 2008 11:40:11 GMT
Hi guys,

The syntax for a Manisfest.mf file does not allow comments, so you can't 
include a header. We already tied to inject such a header a few months 
ago, but without success.

Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot wrote:
> Hi Felix,
>
> The license header is mandatory on all source file ("Source File Headers for
> Code Developed at the ASF") as it is mentionned in this page [1].
>
> I don't think the manifest file can be considered as a source file.
> Generally it's more a generated file, but in some cases (studio's case
> mainly) we need to store them in SVN.
>
> So I think (and it's only my personal POV), the license header is not useful
> in this kind of files.
>
> What do others think ?
>
> Regards,
> Pierre-Arnaud
>
> [1] - http://apache.org/legal/src-headers.html#headers
>
>
>
> On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 11:25 AM, Felix Knecht <felix@otego.com> wrote:
>
>   
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>> Hi all
>>
>> I'm not sure, but do manifest.mf files really do need to have a license
>> header? If not we should exculde the manifest
>> files in the TLP pom from RAT.
>>
>> Felix
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>>     
>
>   


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cordialement, regards,
Emmanuel L├ęcharny
www.iktek.com
directory.apache.org



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