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From "Tim Anderson" <...@netspace.net.au>
Subject RE: Geronimo standard Sun-API jars
Date Fri, 08 Aug 2003 03:51:30 GMT
The maven guys have been trying to negociate with
Sun to be able to distribute these jars.
See http://maven.apache.org/sun-licensing-journey.html

-Tim

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dain Sundstrom [mailto:dain@coredevelopers.net]
> Sent: Friday, 8 August 2003 1:35 PM
> To: geronimo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Geronimo standard Sun-API jars
> 
> 
> Noel,
> 
> I am willing to type everyone of these classes in by hand from the 
> public documentation.  It bugs me a a personal level that I can not 
> download these jars in maven from ibiblio.  For application developers, 
> the situation it terrible, they either need to get install a full 
> application server, an IDE with J2EE support, or download each one by 
> hand from the Sun website just to build there applications.
> 
> -dain
> 
> On Thursday, August 7, 2003, at 10:11 PM, Noel J. Bergman wrote:
> 
> > Henri,
> >
> >> The first thing I'm looking for from Geronimo is not a working J2EE
> >> server, but a redistributable version of [various Sun jar files].
> >
> > Check to see if each one is covered by the Sun BCL, but at least the
> > JavaMail and JAF JAR files are distributable under the Sun BCL.  See 
> > the
> > Licensing page on the Wiki for more information.
> >
> > The basic issue is that you can only distribute them as part of a 
> > package.
> > That is why if you download a James package, you get some, but if you 
> > look
> > in the CVS, they aren't there.   Part of the packaging process adds the
> > necessary JAR files.
> >
> > 	--- Noel
> 
> 


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