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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Fixes to Abdera SVN properties
Date Mon, 31 Mar 2008 20:09:49 GMT
Thanks.

There are quite a few problems with the SVN properties; see script at

http://people.apache.org/~sebb/SVNfixes/

(which should work on Unix - and in a DOS box if suitably
 named)

 These are not critical to the release, but not having them causes
 problems when working across systems with different EOLs.

 On 31/03/2008, Dan Diephouse <dan.diephouse@mulesource.com> wrote:

> Oops hit "ctrl enter" instead of "ctrl-v enter".  Here's the tag:
 >
 >  http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/abdera/java/tags/abdera-0.4.0-incubating/
 >
 >
 >  Dan
 >
 >
 >  Dan Diephouse wrote:
 >  > I removed the empty sources jar and tagged the release:
 >  >
 >  > Dan Diephouse wrote:
 >  >> sebb wrote:
 >  >>> On 31/03/2008, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com> wrote:
 >  >>>
 >  >>>>
 >  >>>
 >  >>> -1: There are MD5 and SHA1 digests in the directory, but the archives
 >  >>> have no signatures.
 >  >>>
 >  >>>
 >  >> OK, I will fix this.
 >  >>>>  Maven Repository: http://people.apache.org/~dandiep/abdera-take6/
 >  >>>>
 >  >>>>
 >  >>>
 >  >>> -0: The abdera-bundle-0.4.0-incubating-sources.jar does not appear to
 >  >>> have any content - only the META-INF directory is present. Is that
 >  >>> correct?
 >  >>>
 >  >> This is just a by-product of Maven. We can delete it.
 >  >>> -1: The NOTICE files in that jar (and others) contains far too much.
 >  >>> The NOTICE file is for required attribtions ONLY (e.g. as per an
 >  >>> About box)
 >  >>> There's really no need to repeat ASF for each project used by Abdera.
 >  >>>
 >  >> Having too much information in the NOTICE files is not a crime. The
 >  >> Maven remote-resources plugin aggregates all this stuff for us so we
 >  >> never miss any notice that we need to put in.
 >  >>> -1: The LICENSE files need to either contain copies of the 3rd party
 >  >>> licenses, or they need to have a reference to the 3rd party licences.
 >  >>> Equally, there is no need for the lib directory to contain copies of
 >  >>> the AL for every ASF product.
 >  >>>
 >  >> Why does the LICENSE file need to have a copy of all the other
 >  >> licenses? These are contained in the lib/ directory like many other
 >  >> ASF projects.
 >  >>
 >  >> Re: the ASL license in lib/ - once again having too much information
 >  >> is not a crime. This is a service to uesrs so they know where the
 >  >> libraries came from.
 >  >>> -1: RAT report says:
 >  >>>
 >  >>> 99 Unknown Licenses
 >  >>>
 >  >>> Some of these are trivial, but most require an AL header.
 >  >>>
 >  >> Not true - there is not consensus that properties/xml files need to
 >  >> have headers. All the Java source code files have headers. If there
 >  >> are specific files that you feel should have a license that don't
 >  >> please list them and explain why. I'm not saying that we didn't miss
 >  >> something, but I am saying that the ones that I know about don't
 >  >> necessarily require a header.
 >  >>> What is the SVN tag that corresponds with the archives?
 >  >>>
 >  >>>
 >  >> the branch will be tagged once its released.
 >  >>
 >  >> Dan
 >  >>
 >  >
 >  >
 >
 >
 >  --
 >  Dan Diephouse
 >  MuleSource
 >  http://mulesource.com | http://netzooid.com
 >
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