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From Steve Vinoski <vino...@iona.com>
Subject Re: Maven and artifacts....
Date Wed, 15 Nov 2006 20:42:44 GMT

On Nov 15, 2006, at 3:37 PM, Carl Trieloff wrote:

> Steve Vinoski wrote:
>> This all comes down to discipline. As Dan explains, we can't just  
>> grab any old code we want and cram it into our release, regardless  
>> of whether we're using maven or not. There are legal reasons for  
>> this,
> What are the legal reasons? if Apache or BSD licensed you can use  
> part or the full work, source or binary form.

Precisely, but that means it has to be properly licensed to begin  
with. Dan already explained this -- only the PMC for a given project  
can release that project, due to the need for digital signing,  
approvals, license notices, etc.

--steve

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