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From Vincent Siveton <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Approve the release of Shindig Incubator 1.0
Date Sun, 26 Apr 2009 22:55:41 GMT
2009/4/26 sebb <>:
> I think there are some problems with the archives.
> The *java* archive contains a .war file which has 42 jars in the
> WEB-INF/lib directory.
> Some 17 or so of these are ASF files, but the rest are 3rd party files.
> None of the 3rd party files are mentioned in the META-INF NOTICE and
> LICENSE files.
> Yes, there is a DEPENDENCIES file, but AFAIK, that information should
> be in the N & L files.  The NOTICE file does not mention the crypto
> dependencies.

These files are generated by Maven, and it seems we need to create
them by hand.
Could you help us by providing all list of 3rd party files?

> There is a COPYING file in the java archive top-level directory which
> is just a copy of AL 2.0; it could be deleted. I'm not sure the
> COMMITTERS file belongs in archives.
> The *php* archive also has the COPYING and COMMITTERS files. The
> NOTICE file says 2008.
> Not sure the .htaccess file belongs in it.
> Test files are not normally included in binary archives; they are
> usually only present in the source archive. This is where having
> separate source and binary archives even for interpreted code would
> help. Also the source archive should contain files such as pom.xml
> which are only needed for building the binary archive.

Thanks for this


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