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From Robert Burrell Donkin <rdon...@apache.org>
Subject Re: POM licensing
Date Sun, 30 Sep 2007 18:00:06 GMT
On Sun, 2007-09-30 at 09:44 -0700, Wendy Smoak wrote:
> On 9/30/07, Robert Burrell Donkin <rdonkin@apache.org> wrote:
> > many (most?) pom's in the repository lack license information. it's
> > therefore unclear under what conditions the meta-data can be used or
> > re-used. this prevents meta-data mining.
> >
> > since the respository is hosted on apache hardware, IMHO the meta-data
> > released through the repository should be explicitly licensed under
> > ALv2.0.
> 
> It should be there (assuming it's present in svn).  There was a bug in
> the release plugin that stripped comments:
> http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/MRELEASE-180

probably explains why so many are missing

- robert

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