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From Dennis Lundberg <denn...@apache.org>
Subject Re: too many jaxbs out there
Date Fri, 21 Mar 2008 12:04:42 GMT
Daniel Kulp 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

I haven't used them myself, but couldn't we help them with this?
Which ones are in worst shape?

> 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
> 
> 
> 


-- 
Dennis Lundberg

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