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From "Robert Burrell Donkin" <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jsieve] javacc license issue (Was: Any more TODO before 0.2 release?)
Date Sun, 15 Jun 2008 12:38:21 GMT
On Sun, Jun 15, 2008 at 12:44 PM, Stefano Bagnara <apache@bago.org> wrote:
> Robert Burrell Donkin ha scritto:
>> On Sun, Jun 15, 2008 at 11:11 AM, Stefano Bagnara <apache@bago.org> wrote:
>>> Robert Burrell Donkin ha scritto:
>>>> anything else that needs to be done before 0.2 can be released?
>>>> - robert
>>> I think the only "open" issue is "Why don't we include javacc, javamail
>>> and
>>> activation jars in the source tree/distribution so to be able to build it
>>> offline without any manual download?" by Norman in the recent "Two
>>> builds"
>>> thread. I second him.
>> i'd be glad to fix this in a subsequent release but ATM AIUI we can't
>> distribute: we'd need to wait until the third party license stuff is
>> agreed (or until the next JavaCC release). if the community is
>> unwilling to support new releases until a consensus is reached then
>> i'll back off pushing this sequence of releases forward.
> Oh sorry, I remember now! it is because of this sentence in their 4.0
> license.
> ------------------
> You acknowledge that  this software is not designed, licensed or intended
> for use in the design, construction, operation or maintenance of any nuclear
> facility.
> ------------------
> Sorry, I forgot about it.
> I just saw there is a javacc-4.1d1 release (4 Jun 2008) that is licensed
> under the standard BSD license.

it's a beta

> I gave it a try and our tests pass. I had to change one thing because jjtree
> 4.1 creates jj files in a different folder.

IIRC we need to specify the output folder in the jj files

> Should we move to javacc-4.1d1 and fix the "offline build" issue or do you
> still prefer to delay this to the next release?

i think it safer to release then upgrade but may be better in
community terms to fix the offline build issue


- robert

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