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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Pivot 1.1 (second try)
Date Thu, 16 Apr 2009 15:07:36 GMT
On 16/04/2009, Todd Volkert <tvolkert@gmail.com> wrote:
> > The SVN branch contains lots of .settings directories which are
>  > Eclipse-specific; these aren't normally added to SVN as they tend to
>  > vary between Eclipse installations. I think they should be deleted
>  > from SVN. The .project and .classpath files may also vary, but are
>  > less of a problem.
>
>
> We can remove these.
>
>
>  > There are 11 jars in SVN demos/lib directory which are not in the
>  > source or binary archives, viz. the flex, gdata and groovy jars. What
>  > are the licenses for those? They aren't mentioned anywhere I could
>  > find. Likewise the two jars in charts/lib.
>
>
> That's because the build strips out anything that we're not legally
>  allowed to release.  From what I've read on various ASF pages, the
>  ASF's legal concerns are only with what's distributed in releases, not
>  what's in SVN.
>

As far as I know, putting a file in a publicly accessible SVN
repository is considered as distribution too.

Please check this, e.g. on legal-discuss.

>  > Jars must not be stored in SVN unless the licence is suitable - see
>  >
>  > http://www.apache.org/legal/3party.html
>  >
>  > The SVN branch also contains a classes directory - these should not
>  > normally be stored in SVN. There does not appear to be any source for
>  > the Product.class binary file.
>  >
>  > The following source files/folders are present in SVN but missing from
>  > the source archive:
>  >
>  > charts\src\META-INF
>  > charts\src\pivot\charts\skin
>  > demos\src\pivot\demos\amf
>  > demos\src\pivot\demos\google
>  >
>  > Why is that?
>
>
> These are all stripped out of the distribution for legal (licensing)
>  reasons.  This applies to the classes directory you mention above.
>
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