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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Questions regarding licence and notice doc in an ASF product
Date Sun, 23 Mar 2014 04:51:19 GMT
Apache Flex does not use Ivy, but has a custom installer that downloads stuff and presents
the user with a choice to accept licenses.  Flex does not include any binaries in the convenience
binary package other than compiles sources from the source package.  I thought that was a

The rule we were taught about licenses is that we should warn folks when non-Apache-licenses
bits are being downloaded.


From: Kevan Miller <kevan.miller@gmail.com<mailto:kevan.miller@gmail.com>>
Reply-To: "legal-discuss@apache.org<mailto:legal-discuss@apache.org>" <legal-discuss@apache.org<mailto:legal-discuss@apache.org>>
Date: Saturday, March 22, 2014 12:32 PM
To: "legal-discuss@apache.org<mailto:legal-discuss@apache.org>" <legal-discuss@apache.org<mailto:legal-discuss@apache.org>>
Subject: Re: Questions regarding licence and notice doc in an ASF product

Sorry, I don't have a specific pointer. Searching this list for 'optional download' shows
Qpid and Wicket have had discussions on this list on the same topic. I'm sure there are others...


On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 4:54 AM, Pierre Smits <pierre.smits@gmail.com<mailto:pierre.smits@gmail.com>>
Hi Kevan,

Yes, your understanding is correct about our intention.
So we would be safe not changing how we state all the externals jars with their version number
and reference to their licence, given that we change from providing the external jars ourselves
to make a download mechanism (from jar-source, like mvnrepository.com<http://mvnrepository.com>)
available with definitions of applicable external jars (name, version, etc).

Could you name some examples of those other ASF projects that provide download helper tasks
in their products?


Pierre Smits

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