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From "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoli...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE:PMC] Release Tapestry to Jakarta
Date Wed, 12 Mar 2003 02:56:42 GMT
Howard M. Lewis Ship wrote:

>Parts of the Tapestry demos are compiled using J2EE APIs (EJB, JDNI, Mail).
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Thats fine provided you do not illegally distribute them.

>Certain of the demos make use of an LGPL library for drawing charts and
>graphs.
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Thats not allowed presently.

>As a convienience, Tapestry expects a JBoss installation to be present.
>jboss.dir is the absolute path to the JBoss installation.
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I regard this as a build usability issue.  I'm sure Dion will fix it.

>My understanding of licenses is apparently suspect. Although I'm aware of
>the problems even compiling against GPL, I had thought that LGPL is a
>different beast.  Andrew C. Oliver has been making noises that not only can
>I not have LGPL frameworks in CVS or as part of the distribution (those that
>were in place have been removed, replaced with pointers on where to download
>them from), but now there's a question of even compiling against such
>frameworks.
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Hehe...  Yes I'm the patron saint a against LGPL ;-) 
(http://www.intertwingly.net/blog/1211.html) 

Actually, this is present Apache policy.  You can't link to them at 
all.  Sorry.

-Andy

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>Howard M. Lewis Ship
>Creator, Tapestry: Java Web Components
>http://jakarta.apache.org/proposals/tapestry
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>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Sam Ruby [mailto:rubys@intertwingly.net] 
>>Sent: Tuesday, March 11, 2003 9:00 PM
>>To: general@incubator.apache.org
>>Subject: Re: [VOTE:PMC] Release Tapestry to Jakarta
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>>Andrew C. Oliver wrote:
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>>>>I'm quite willing to help flush out a full project 
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>>definition once I
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>>>>get past the roadblocks.  The question is: what should be 
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>>done about 
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>>>>the apparent jboss prereq?
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>>>Theoretically it no longer exists (howard's answer to my previous 
>>>issue
>>>with the licensing issues) ;-)
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>>Here's what I get when I try to build:
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>>Buildfile: build.xml
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>>check-for-jboss-dir:
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>>BUILD FAILED
>>file:///home/rubys/jakarta/jakarta-tapestry/build.xml:429: Property 
>>jboss.dir not specified in config/build.properties.
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>>If somebody can correct line 429 in the build.xml (I suspect that the 
>>entire target should be removed), I will proceed onto the 
>>next issue and 
>>report back.
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>>- Sam Ruby
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