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From "Scott T. Weaver" <scotts-jetspeed-l...@binary-designs.net>
Subject Re: [Fwd: FW: Concerning InstallAnywhere]
Date Tue, 07 Dec 2004 19:20:20 GMT
My IzPack installer is already a maven task in its own sub-folder, I 
just haven't committed it yet as I am still testing it.

Roger Ruttimann wrote:

> Would be great to have an installer for J2.
> Do you plan to integrate the installer into the build or
> would it be create on demand (Major releases)?
>
> Roger
>
> Scott T. Weaver wrote:
>
>> Everyone,
>>
>> I took the liberty of contacting ZeroG, the makers of InstallAnywhere,
>> about getting a free version of their product to use for distributing
>> Jetspeed.  They actually seem very amenable to the idea so long as we
>> provide them with a quote they can use for a press release.  I have a
>> working installer I wrote using IzPack which open source,
>> http://www.izforge.com/izpack/.  However, IzPack isn't the easiest to
>> work with and does not really have many features which required me to
>> 90% of the install logic using ant (which actually wasn't bad). I would
>> be willing to rewrite the installer using InstallAnywhere if we agree to
>> move forward with it.  I really don't see an issue since Apache uses
>> Jira, which is a commercial product that gives OS projects free use of
>> their product.
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject:     FW: Concerning InstallAnywhere
>> Date:     Tue, 07 Dec 2004 10:24:25 -0800
>> From:     Whitman Shenk <Whitman.Shenk@ZeroG.com>
>> To:     scottweaver@cinci.rr.com
>> CC:     Ross Buffington <Ross.Buffington@ZeroG.com>, Carrie Hammond
>> <Carrie.Hammond@ZeroG.com>, Thomas Morelli <Thomas.Morelli@ZeroG.com>
>>
>>
>>
>> Hello Scott:
>>
>> Thank you for contacting Zero G.  We will provide you with a
>> complementary copy of InstallAnywhere Enterprise Edition if you will be
>> willing to provide a quote which Zero G can use for a press release.  We
>> will simply need you to agree to provide a quote, and once you have
>> successful deployed with InstallAnywhere, we will request the quote.
>> Hopefully this will be within a 90 day period.
>>
>> This offer is only valid if you agree that the distribution is for
>> non-commercial purposes.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Whitman
>> _____________________________________________________________________
>>
>> Whitman Shenk
>> Senior Account Manager
>> Zero G Software, Inc.
>>
>> tel: +1.415.512.7771 x 329
>> fax: +1.415.276.3057
>> mailto:Whitman.Shenk@ZeroG.com
>> www.ZeroG.com
>>
>> The leading provider of multi-platform software deployment solutions.
>> _____________________________________________________________________
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Scott Weaver [mailto:scottweaver@cinci.rr.com]
>> Sent: Monday, December 06, 2004 8:28 AM
>> To: info
>> Subject: Concerning InstallAnywhere
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> Is there any chance ZeroG would provide a non-expiring version of
>> InstallAnywhere to an open source projects, similar to Jira's model?  I
>> am evaluating install mechanisms to distribute binary versions of Apache
>> Jetspeed Portal Server,  http://portals.apache.org/jetspeed-2/.
>>
>> Regards,
>> -- 
>> "Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds
>> discuss people."  - Admiral Hyman Rickover
>>
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>> *           Scott T. Weaver               *
>> *         <weaver@apache.org>             *
>> *     <http://www.einnovation.com>        *
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>> *   Apache Jetspeed Enterprise Portal     *
>> *     Apache Pluto Portlet Container      *
>> *                                         *
>> * OpenEdit, Website Content Management    *
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>>
>>
>>
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