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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Donation of servlet control code (for Eclipse plugin)
Date Thu, 30 Jun 2005 09:03:56 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> Ross Gardler wrote:
>>Ross Gardler wrote:
>>>David Crossley wrote:
>>>>* jars without accompanying licenses.
>>>>* jar filenames not following our naming convention.
>>>Sorry, Lazy, I will sort that out today.
> Thanks, that is quite an effort i know.
>>A couple of jars are still without version numbers as I can't find what 
>>version they are.
> Which makes it obvious why we need such metadata about the jars.
> Oh well, next time we update them, we can assign better filenames.
> Another topic for later:
> Should we be keeping better track of our supporting jars
> like Cocoon does:
> The page is generated from xml and the build system, verifies that
> each jar has an entry in the table.


> Another aspect to this licensing job is to review each license
> to see if there are any other conditions that they specify, such
> as asking for attribution in the NOTICE.txt at our top-level.
> All seems okay.

Thank you for checking

> However, activation.jar is a worry.
> We need to tell people to download that separately.
> Sounds like the beginning of the user documentation for our
> Eclipse plugin.

I wondered about this jar, so I did a search and found it in an ASF 
repo, somewhere in Jakarta. I have to admit I had just assumed that they 
had verified the license.

The above link does seem to indicate it cannot be included. I'm busy now 
till next week, I will look into this further next week.


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