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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [classlib/legal?] Re: Downloading dependencies
Date Tue, 04 Apr 2006 10:33:35 GMT
That's not a problem as long as the jars are under an acceptable license 
for redistribution, which they are.  A counterexample would be a tool we 
like to use but won't redistribute - we should be sure things like that 
don't get "sucked in" accidentally.

geir



Mark Hindess wrote:
> On a related subject, one side-effect of the dependency changes is
> that the downloaded jars that are copied to the deploy tree will be
> picked up by the snapshot target.  The ASF need to decide if
> distributing these jars this way is acceptable.
> 
> -Mark.
> 
> On 4/4/06, Etienne Gagnon <egagnon@sablevm.org> wrote:
>> Geir,
>>
>> Actually, I didn't reply to your question.  See below.
>>
>>> Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
>>>> Ok.  So are you against having the external dependency, or having an
>>>> external dependency for which we don't have a jar in svn or the website?
>> I'm against having an external dependency, in the HEAD trunk, for which
>> we don't have a SOURCE jar in svn or the website.
>>
>> I assume that official releases do include "all" dependencies ("most" is
>> probably more appropriate; we probably won't include the OS and base C
>> libraries...).
>>
>> Etienne
>>
>> --
>> Etienne M. Gagnon, Ph.D.            http://www.info2.uqam.ca/~egagnon/
>> SableVM:                                       http://www.sablevm.org/
>> SableCC:                                       http://www.sablecc.org/
>>
>>
>>
> 
> 
> --
> Mark Hindess <mark.hindess@googlemail.com>
> IBM Java Technology Centre, UK.
> 
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