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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: AW: Flex Maven FDK Generator RC1
Date Sun, 30 Sep 2012 04:16:44 GMT
TextLayout was donated to Apache Flex so it won't be needing all that
license hassle in the next release.

-Alex


On 9/29/12 4:47 AM, "christofer.dutz@c-ware.de" <christofer.dutz@c-ware.de>
wrote:

> Ups ... 
> 
> Just saw that these seems to be a way ... the pom allows defining license
> information:
> http://maven.apache.org/pom.html#Licenses
> I think I'm going to extend the generator to automatically add such a license
> headers to the poms. So as soon as there is such a plugin, this could be used.
> Eventually someone at Stackoverflow might even give me a pointer to existing
> functionality that I didn't find yet.
> 
> Unfortunatley I think adding these headers might be a pretty tricky task
> having a look at how the licenses are currently being defined.
> 
> In the root of the FDKs the license htmls contain some information about which
> elements have which license, some the libs themselves sometimes have license
> files accompaning them.
> Some have License files inside the jars root ... some inside the jars META-INF
> directory :-( ... guess it would be the best way to manually create a mapping
> file telling the generator which version of which file has which license in
> order to generate this pretty valuable additional information.
> 
> I guess inside the framework things are a lot simpler ... assuming textLayout
> and osmf being the only resources not having the Adobe Flex SDK License
> Agreement (For Adobe FDKs) or Apache v2 (For Apache FDKs).
> 
> Chris
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> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: christofer.dutz@c-ware.de [mailto:christofer.dutz@c-ware.de]
> Gesendet: Samstag, 29. September 2012 13:18
> An: flex-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Betreff: AW: Flex Maven FDK Generator RC1
> 
> Hi Alex,
> 
> well unfortunately it doesn't deal with licenses, so you can't sort of have
> the license type as metadata and tell your build that you only want Apache
> License Stuff in your build. Would be a great feature though ... think I might
> relay this question to the Maven list ;-)
> 
> Chris
> 
> 
> 
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> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Alex Harui [mailto:aharui@adobe.com]
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 27. September 2012 00:11
> An: flex-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Betreff: Re: Flex Maven FDK Generator RC1
> 
> One more question (since we've been beating up the installer folks about
> this): how does Maven deal with licenses?  Our Ant script stops and requires
> that you hit a key to accept a license.  Can Maven do the same?  Otherwise it
> seems like you could end up downloading some dependency with a license you
> didn't agree with.
> 
> -Ale
> 
> 
> On 9/26/12 2:59 PM, "Carlos Rovira" <carlos.rovira@codeoscopic.com> wrote:
> 
>> That would be awesome! :)
>> 
>> El miércoles, 26 de septiembre de 2012, christofer.dutz@c-ware.de escribió:
>> 
>> 
>>> Well in general it would be enough if Adobe simply published the
>>> airglobal, playerglobal and osmf swcs along with their language
>>> resources to a public repo ... only these 3 artifacts would be enough
>>> to make us all really really happy and Apache could start officially
>>> deploying Flex FDKs using maven without any legal issues.
>>> 
>>> 
> 
> --
> Alex Harui
> Flex SDK Team
> Adobe Systems, Inc.
> http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui
> 

-- 
Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.
http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui


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