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From Matt Hogstrom <m...@hogstrom.org>
Subject Re: Does each module really need LICENSE.txt and NOTICE.txt?
Date Mon, 17 Jul 2006 17:06:11 GMT
Well, I think adding the files to every module is potentially a problem.  I think the release
should 
have a central place all modules derive their LICENSE file from.  The NOTICIES file is a different

animal.

Jason Dillon wrote:
> If we want to keep these guys in the jars, then we should move them to 
> their standard src/main/resources/META-INF/* locations so that they get 
> picked up automatically.
> 
> --jason
> 
> 
> On Jul 16, 2006, at 5:27 PM, John Sisson wrote:
> 
>> Jason Dillon wrote:
>>> Um... when were these ever included in the module's jars before?
>>>
>>> --jason
>>>
>>>
>>> On Jul 16, 2006, at 5:04 PM, John Sisson wrote:
>>>
>>>> Jason Dillon wrote:
>>>>> Does each module really need LICENSE.txt and NOTICE.txt?
>>>>>
>>>>> Or can we just have this at the top-level of the project?
>>>>>
>>>>> I'd rather have less duplicate files to maintain...
>>>>>
>>>>> Any comments?
>>>>>
>>>>> --jason
>>>>>
>>>> I think they are needed as each downloadable jar (which each module 
>>>> has) should contain the license and notice files.  Same with source 
>>>> archives, which AFAIK maven can produce for each individual module 
>>>> for use by IDE debuggers etc.
>>>>
>>>> John
>>>
>>>
>> I just checked and if you look at geronimo-activation-1.1.jar it 
>> should contain META-INF\LICENSE.TXT .  It is a problem that the 
>> NOTICE.txt file isn't also included.
>>
>> We should add a JIRA for the 1.1.1 release for that.
>>
>> John
>>
>>
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