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From Martin Cooper <mart...@apache.org>
Subject Re: New Apache License, Version 2.0
Date Wed, 03 Mar 2004 07:30:13 GMT
On Sun, 29 Feb 2004, Felipe Leme wrote:

> On Sun, 2004-02-29 at 04:53, Martin Cooper wrote:
> > I've converted the license in the Java sources of many of the taglibs, but
>
> Good work!!
>
> > there are still several that are unconverted (mainly because I'm not
> > in a position to build those at the moment, and I don't want to check
> > in files that I can't build).
>
> I understand the filling - I'd like to change a file on XSL a couple of
> days ago, but couldn't build that taglib (as it is a deprecated one, I
> gave up).
>
> > many other files that need the ALv2 license applied, such as the docs and
> > XML files.
>
> That's a good timing to fix/update these docs. Besides the license, we
> also have that inconsistent TLD naming issue (see bug 26508 -
> http://nagoya.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=26508). Besides that,
> I'm improving the build.xml/common.xml process
>
> > Still, this will get us on the right track.
>
> Agreed.
>
> > I'm keeping a list of what
> > state each taglib is in, with respect to the new license, so if you make
> > license related changes, please let me know, so that I can update my list.
>
> Better yet, I think we should create a page in the site with the overall
> status of the tags, including:
>
> - current version
> - next version
> - status (deprecated, preparing for next, unable to build, converting
> licenses, licenses converted, stable, etc...)
> - current maintainer (name of the committer, vacant, abandoned, etc...)
> - pending bugs for next version (number of the bugs or none if stable)
> - other info (JSP version, date last release, date planned for next
> release, link for bugzilla bugs, etc...)

Yah, I was thinking about creating a web page, but I was too lazy at the
time. ;-) Also, I haven't played with updating the Taglibs site yet, so
I'm not sure what I would be letting myself in for...

>
>
> In fact, this is a good opportunity to release new versions for each
> taglib - once we finish the new license transition on each one and
> pending bugs (for instance, I fixed a couple of dbtags, random and
> scrape bugs over the week, and was going to send a vote message about
> releasing new versions).

For taglibs that have changes and / or bug fixes, yes, that makes sense.
There are undoubtedly some taglibs, though, that haven't changed, and I
don't think we have any need to re-release those.

--
Martin Cooper


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