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From "Jason Dillon (JIRA)" <...@geronimo.apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (GERONIMO-2307) Include appropriate license for the Sun j2ee schema files that are redistributed
Date Fri, 18 Aug 2006 04:47:14 GMT
    [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-2307?page=comments#action_12428898 ] 
            
Jason Dillon commented on GERONIMO-2307:
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How is that different than just stripping out the comments and other docs from the existing
schemas?

> Include appropriate license for the Sun j2ee schema files that are redistributed
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: GERONIMO-2307
>                 URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-2307
>             Project: Geronimo
>          Issue Type: Bug
>      Security Level: public(Regular issues) 
>          Components: buildsystem
>    Affects Versions: 1.0, 1.1
>            Reporter: John Sisson
>         Assigned To: Geir Magnusson Jr
>            Priority: Blocker
>             Fix For: 1.1.1
>
>
> Geronimo redistributes the Sun J2EE schema files for deployment descriptors etc but doesn't
appear to include anything in the global license file about it.  
> The following two statement in the copyright text in the schema files  (e.g. http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/j2ee/ejb-jar_2_1.xsd
) concern me:
> * This document and the technology which it describes are distributed under licenses
restricting their use, copying, distribution, and decompilation. 
> * No part of this document may be reproduced in any form by any means without prior written
authorization of Sun and its licensors, if any.
> Considering the first point, we need to determine what license the files are under. 
Seems we need written authorization for the second point.
> The concern regarding copyrights for the schemas came to mind whilst testing the geronimo
eclipse plugin, eclipse prompted me to acknowledge the Sun license at http://developers.sun.com/license/berkeley_license.html
when caching the j2ee schema files (e.g. http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/j2ee/ejb-jar_2_1.xsd ).
> I can't find anything to confirm that the berkeley license displayed by eclipse is the
correct license for the schemas.
> The following is a checklist to help track what has been done, in case someone wants
to help out :-)
> (x) = not done (?) = partially done (/) = done
> ||trunk||1.1||1.1.1||Notes||
> |(x)|(x)|(x)|./j2ee-schema/src/j2ee_1_4schema/application-client_1_4.xsd||
> |(x)|(x)|(x)|./j2ee-schema/src/j2ee_1_4schema/application_1_4.xsd||
> |(x)|(x)|(x)|./j2ee-schema/src/j2ee_1_4schema/connector_1_5.xsd||
> |(x)|(x)|(x)|./j2ee-schema/src/j2ee_1_4schema/ejb-jar_2_1.xsd||
> |(x)|(x)|(x)|./j2ee-schema/src/j2ee_1_4schema/j2ee_1_4.xsd||
> |(x)|(x)|(x)|./j2ee-schema/src/j2ee_1_4schema/j2ee_jaxrpc_mapping_1_1.xsd||
> |(x)|(x)|(x)|./j2ee-schema/src/j2ee_1_4schema/j2ee_web_services_1_1.xsd||
> |(x)|(x)|(x)|./j2ee-schema/src/j2ee_1_4schema/j2ee_web_services_client_1_1.xsd||
> |(x)|(x)|(x)|./j2ee-schema/src/j2ee_1_4schema/jsp_2_0.xsd||
> |(x)|(x)|(x)|./j2ee-schema/src/j2ee_1_4schema/web-app_2_4.xsd||
> |(x)|(x)|(x)|./j2ee-schema/src/resources/schemaorg_apache_xmlbeans/src/modules/j2ee-schema/src/j2ee_1_2dtd/application-client_1_2.dtd||
> |(x)|(x)|(x)|./j2ee-schema/src/resources/schemaorg_apache_xmlbeans/src/modules/j2ee-schema/src/j2ee_1_2dtd/application_1_2.dtd||
> |(x)|(x)|(x)|./j2ee-schema/src/resources/schemaorg_apache_xmlbeans/src/modules/j2ee-schema/src/j2ee_1_2dtd/ejb-jar_1_1.dtd||
> |(x)|(x)|(x)|./j2ee-schema/src/resources/schemaorg_apache_xmlbeans/src/modules/j2ee-schema/src/j2ee_1_2dtd/web-app_2_2.dtd||
> |(x)|(x)|(x)|./j2ee-schema/src/resources/schemaorg_apache_xmlbeans/src/modules/j2ee-schema/src/j2ee_1_2dtd/web-jsptaglibrary_1_1.dtd||
> |(x)|(x)|(x)|./j2ee-schema/src/resources/schemaorg_apache_xmlbeans/src/modules/j2ee-schema/src/j2ee_1_3dtd/application-client_1_3.dtd||
> |(x)|(x)|(x)|./j2ee-schema/src/resources/schemaorg_apache_xmlbeans/src/modules/j2ee-schema/src/j2ee_1_3dtd/application_1_3.dtd||
> |(x)|(x)|(x)|./j2ee-schema/src/resources/schemaorg_apache_xmlbeans/src/modules/j2ee-schema/src/j2ee_1_3dtd/connector_1_0.dtd||
> |(x)|(x)|(x)|./j2ee-schema/src/resources/schemaorg_apache_xmlbeans/src/modules/j2ee-schema/src/j2ee_1_3dtd/ejb-jar_2_0.dtd||
> |(x)|(x)|(x)|./j2ee-schema/src/resources/schemaorg_apache_xmlbeans/src/modules/j2ee-schema/src/j2ee_1_3dtd/web-app_2_3.dtd||
> |(x)|(x)|(x)|./j2ee-schema/src/resources/schemaorg_apache_xmlbeans/src/modules/j2ee-schema/src/j2ee_1_3dtd/web-jsptaglibrary_1_2.dtd||

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