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From "Carlos Sanchez" <car...@apache.org>
Subject Re: too many jaxbs out there
Date Thu, 20 Mar 2008 00:27:58 GMT
you gotta be careful too because although new versions are cddl/gpl
old versions may not, it takes them time to go back and change the
license and in some cases they can't

On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 5:17 PM, Daniel Kulp <daniel.kulp@iona.com> wrote:
> On Wednesday 19 March 2008, Carlos Sanchez wrote:
>  > I dont know if the license has changed, it didnt allow it when it was
>  > uploaded
>
>  No, there are a LOT of Sun things (jaxws, jaxb, newer activation, mail,
>  etc...) that are now CDDL and could be put in central.  They currently
>  exist at java.net.   The main problems are:
>  1) The sun poms suck
>  2) Sun has a tendency to change things after they are released which
>  causes major issues if they were synced to central.  The jaxws-api 2.1-1
>  jar at central is to deal with them doing that.
>
>  That said, I'm all for getting the java.net stuff into central, but it
>  would require quite a bit of work from someone to get the poms cleaned
>  up, etc....
>
>  Dan
>
>
>
>
>  >
>  > On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 4:50 PM, Wendy Smoak <wsmoak@gmail.com> wrote:
>  > > On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 4:42 PM, Steve Loughran
>  > >
>  > > <steve.loughran@gmail.com> wrote:
>  > > >  well, we need to look at them to see how they vary. Also, It
>  > > > still
>  > > >
>  > >  >  breaks transitive classpath inference if there's not
>  > >  >  recognition/warning that you're adding multiple different
>  > >  >  implementations to a classpath.
>  > >
>  > >  Maven doesn't currently understand 'implementations'.  The same
>  > > sort of thing happens with the MyFaces JSF implementation vs. the
>  > > Sun Reference Implementation-- Maven will happily include both in a
>  > > webapp, because the groupId+artifactId differs.
>  > >
>  > >  >  I have one more question. There's no official sun release in
>  > >  > there, just stub poms. Does that still hold?
>  > >
>  > >  My guess is that if the license permitted it, we'd already have it
>  > > in central.  Is this one of the older versions that requires
>  > > clicking on the license?
>  > >
>  > >  --
>  > >  Wendy
>
>
>
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