incubator-general mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Marc Prud'hommeaux <mprud...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] publish openjpa 0.9.6-incubating release
Date Thu, 30 Nov 2006 18:19:57 GMT
Kevan-

Would you be amenable to having a single NOTICE file, but changing  
the wording to:

"The OpenJPA binary zip distribution is bundled with the..."

?





On Nov 30, 2006, at 8:43 AM, Kevan Miller wrote:

>
> On Nov 18, 2006, at 9:49 AM, robert burrell donkin wrote:
>
>> On 11/17/06, Marc Prud'hommeaux <mprudhom@apache.org> wrote:
>>> On Nov 16, 2006, at 12:57 PM, robert burrell donkin wrote:
>
> <snip>
>
>>> > -- questions --
>>> >
>>> > i can't find LICENSE, NOTICE or DISCLAIMER in
>>> > openjpa-all-0.9.6-incubating.jar. did you intend to prevent  
>>> official
>>> > distribution through maven repositories?
>>>
>>> Oops ... we missed putting these in. I've corrected this for the
>>> LICENSE.txt and NOTICE.txt files. However, looking at http://
>>> www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html#faq-binaries , I don't see any
>>> mention of including the DISCLAIMER file ... is there somewhere else
>>> that mentions that that file should be included in jars (or other
>>> binary artifacts)?
>>
>> you won't find it since this is not a general requirement for apache
>> releases :-)
>>
>> the IPMC requires a disclaimer text is distributed with each  
>> artifact.
>> i guessed that since openjpa uses a DISCLAIMER.txt that it would make
>> sense to include this. feel free to shoot me down if you already
>> include the disclaimer in some other form.
>
> Marc,
> Apologies for jumping in so late.
>
> One request for the LICENSE/NOTICE files that you're adding to the  
> openjpa-all jar file. Rather than including your global LICENSE/ 
> NOTICE files (that contain license/notice information for all  
> artifacts in your binary release), could you limit the license/ 
> notice information only to the artifacts that are contained with in  
> the openjpa-all archive? This allows embedding products to be more  
> precise in their license/notice handling.
>
> For instance, your NOTICE file contains the following:
>
> * OpenJPA is bundled with the binaries from the JPA specification, by
>     Sun Microsystems and licensed under the CDDL 1.0. The source  
> code is
>     available at: https://glassfish.dev.java.net/source/browse/ 
> glassfish/
>
> However, this does not apply (I believe) to the artifacts contained  
> within openjpa-all. So, users of open-jpa may not have this  
> dependency. Geonimo is embedding openjpa-all, but does not have a  
> dependency on the Sun JPA specification (we have our own jpa spec  
> API implementation).
>
> --kevan
>
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: general-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: general-help@incubator.apache.org
>


---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: general-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: general-help@incubator.apache.org


Mime
View raw message