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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: New non-Apache Sanselan release
Date Fri, 25 Jan 2008 18:58:44 GMT

On Jan 25, 2008, at 9:48 AM, Carsten Ziegeler wrote:

> Hi,
> as we are using maven to build sanselan, we get this for free; the  
> only extra work we have to do later on is to put the maven artifact  
> (the jar and the pom) into the maven repository (but that's fairly  
> simple).

> For the download distribution I don't think we should add the wiki  
> docs itself as this might give us some legal headaches right now -  
> everyone who wrote something on the wiki needs to have a signed CLA  
> on file *if* we include this in our releases. I think a link to the  
> wiki is enough - at least for a first step.

RIght. I don't see a need to put wiki content into the releases.

> Regards
> Carsten
> Craig L Russell wrote:
>> Hi Charles,
>> On Jan 24, 2008, at 9:32 PM, Charles Matthew Chen wrote:
>>> Hi Craig,
>>>  I'm not really familiar with that option.  Can you elaborate or
>>> perhaps share a url?
>> is the starting point for information. I've  
>> been using maven for a while now and it's very popular among open  
>> source projects. In order to use sanselan in a project, all you  
>> need to do is to include a few lines of code in an xml file and  
>> you're done. Maven will download the jar file and include it in  
>> your build and run environments.
>> For example, to use sanselan in another project, you'd declare this  
>> in your configuration file:
>>        <dependency>
>>            <groupId>org.apache.sanselan</groupId>
>>            <artifactId>sanselan</artifactId>
>>            <version>1.0.0-SNAPSHOT</version>
>>        </dependency>
>>>  What trade-offs do we face in this decision?
>> It's just a bit more work setting up the publication of the jar  
>> file in the maven repository. All the usual due diligence is still  
>> required to prepare the jar file for publication.
> -- 
> Carsten Ziegeler

Craig Russell
Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System
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