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From Carsten Ziegeler <cziege...@apache.org>
Subject Re: POM licensing
Date Mon, 01 Oct 2007 08:57:56 GMT
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
> 
The bug is still in the current version of the release plugin - the fix
from MRELEASE-180 only fixes some use cases, but not all. See

http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/MRELEASE-255

Carsten

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Carsten Ziegeler
cziegeler@apache.org

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