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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Dispatcher 1.0 - towards a stable version
Date Mon, 08 Sep 2008 07:27:51 GMT
Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> > 
> > There is a big concern that i should have raised before.
> > You have made the STAX jar a dependency, and your
> > whiteboard/dispatcher/README.txt mentions license issues.
> 
> Only to include it directly (as add a copy to the lib dir). It is
> included in the 6.0 jdk but in 1.5 not. 
> 
> I thought about to add ivy support and let ivy resolve it the first
> time.

We are not to work around ASF license concerns,
but rather work within them. Using Maven or Ivy
does not absolve us.

See http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html
and the legal-discuss archives.

-David

> > Please see the legal-discuss mailing list over the last
> > couple of years. This has come up a few times, but sorry
> > i cannot recall the outcome.
> > 
> > Also see the recent Board report from Apache XML Commons
> > and their recent mailing lists.
> > http://wiki.apache.org/xerces/August2008
> > They discussed that same problem and added an API
> > to xml-commons-external.
> 
> I will have a look at this API rewrite and will preferable use that.
> 
> Thanks for pointing out. 
> 
> salu2
> -- 
> Thorsten Scherler                                 thorsten.at.apache.org
> Open Source Java                      consulting, training and solutions
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