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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [M10] Testing
Date Wed, 03 Jun 2009 11:34:43 GMT
We are not obliged to include the readme in all JAR files, just once at
the top level of the distribution.  However, we /do/ need to include the
license and notice files in each JARs.


Mark Hindess wrote:
> In message <3b3f27c60906021838u61c69ce3h76a16642f56c2543@mail.gmail.com>,
> Nathan Beyer writes:
>> I changed most of the issues from 5M10 to Unknown, as they were issues
>> that existed with M9 and either didn't show up until code freeze or
>> didn't get looked at.
>> We just need to get in the practice of leaving issues unknown until
>> they're fixed and then mark the fix version.
>> I would like to see the NOTICE and README issues fixed or commented
>> on. I think Tim was working on one of them.
> I think we need a top-level README file with the crucial export notice.
> This README can then be included in all the jars.  We don't seem to have
> a top-level README anywhere but perhaps something like the appended text
> would do for now?
> I think that would be acceptable for M10 but we can always refine the
> top-level README later and consider whether more specific README files
> might be appropriate for individual jars.
> I'd appreciate comments and/or permission to commit the README and
> necessary jar changes (which I'm preparing a patch for)?
> Regards,
>  Mark.
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