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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Notice and license files
Date Thu, 07 May 2009 10:34:27 GMT
Oliver Deakin wrote:
> Perhaps it would make sense to break down the big
> THIRD_PARTY_NOTICES.txt into a separate file for each notice. Then,
> using some magic at build time, each module could only pull the notices
> for the dependencies it actually uses into it's jar. This has a couple
> of benefits - we only need to maintain 1 copy of each third party notice
> at the top level and we also minimise the number of notices in each jar
> file so they don't expand in size any more than they need to.

I think the expression is "thanks for volunteering" :-)

Seriously though, I agree that optimizing the required license/notices
for each JAR makes sense; but that's unlikely to make it to the top of
my to-do list soon.


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