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From "Steve Loughran" <steve.lough...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: POM licensing
Date Tue, 02 Oct 2007 10:20:47 GMT
On 02/10/2007, Guillaume Nodet <gnodet@gmail.com> wrote:
> The solution is to put the copyright below the root element.
> See http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/servicemix/trunk/pom.xml
> In such cases, the header is kept untouched.


Unless we are going to a policy that all POMs in the repos are apache
licensed, the copyright info should be in XML nodes itself, rather
than just human-parsed comments.

<pom-copyright licenseuri="http://apache.org/apache/2.0"
copyrightholder="http://apache.org/" date="2005-2007" />

Or you go up to RDF triples. Maybe dublin core docs cover this, though
you end up with a bit of the metadata that not enough people will
write. You could always make the presence of pom copyright info
mandatory in all new artifacts, I suppose.

-steve

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