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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Download area for resources under non-ASL license?
Date Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:21:47 GMT
Why does it need to be in a repo on an ASF server?  Why not just download
it from its original external distribution server as part of the build?

On 4/26/16, 5:19 AM, "Martin Desruisseaux"
<martin.desruisseaux@geomatys.com> wrote:

>Hello all
>We had a discussion on LEGAL-183 [1] about the use of a resource under a
>license which is not strictly compliant with ASL, but still important
>for a project. The discussion has been resolved by proposing to keep the
>resource separated from the project, and download the resource
>automatically when first needed after the user has accepted the terms of
>Now the question is where to put such resources? Discussion on legal
>list [2] proposed to ask to INFRA if Apache could (or want to) have some
>space where to put files that are under unusual (comparatively to ASL)
>licensing terms. For now the resources would be the EPSG dataset, but
>maybe such cases could happen again in the future, possibly with
>different projects.
>An alternative to space at Apache would be to use Maven central.
>    Martin
>[1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-183

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