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From Stefano Bagnara <apa...@bago.org>
Subject copyright holder and the maven pom
Date Wed, 18 Jun 2008 16:08:03 GMT
In a discussion about LICENSE/NOTICE generation from maven remote 
resources plugin the result was a blocking issue in the pom content: 
there is no way to specify the copyright owner for a given artifact, it 
only allow us to specify the licenses.

I just wanted to share with you this issue, so maybe you can consider 
some improvement in the next pom models.


Stefano Bagnara ha scritto:
> Jukka Zitting ha scritto:
>> Hi,
>> On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 4:31 PM, Stefano Bagnara <apache@bago.org> wrote:
>>> I'm simply saying that I agree with David that each package should 
>>> have its
>>> own specific NOTICE/LICENSE but IMHO at the moment it doesn't worth the
>>> effort until maven will give us a better solution.
>> Fair enough.
>> AFAIK the current Maven tools are not good enough (even on a design
>> level, for example the POM has no concept of copyright attributions)
>> for automating the generation of proper NOTICE and LICENSE files.
>> BR,
>> Jukka Zitting
> Good point!
> It currently uses the template:
> "developed by $organization.name" that most time is a way to express who 
> is the copyright holder, but this is not always true and "developed by" 
> is not the same as a "copyright" statement.
> For sure it would be better if the pom.xml allowed people to declare 
> also who is the copyright owner somewhere.
> Stefano
> PS: I'll forward this to dev@maven so someone can hear us arguing ;-)
> http://markmail.org/message/udrprcgvx5r57p3j
> http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/MASSEMBLY-330

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