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From "Robert Burrell Donkin" <>
Subject Re: All licenses in a single file [WAS: Re: [VOTE] Publish the Woden M7b release]
Date Thu, 02 Aug 2007 21:02:37 GMT
On 7/31/07, Martijn Dashorst <> wrote:
> I like the idea of the license maven artifact. It takes quite some
> effort in determining the actual license of any dependency (I've been
> on a license hunt myself several times). Having the license published
> in the repository next to the (jar) artifact (and included in the
> artifacts META-INF folder) sounds like a great way to make the
> licensing issues much more clear.

i like the idea of the artifact but worry about whether it actually
works right ATM

it's not just binary dependencies that need to be included but source
which is under different licenses. IMHO this implies using an
intelligent parsing tool or detached license meta-data.

- robert

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