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From Peter Klügl <pklu...@uni-wuerzburg.de>
Subject Re: Eclipse Update Site licenses for TextMarker
Date Thu, 31 Jan 2013 23:02:57 GMT
Am 31.01.2013 20:58, schrieb Peter Klügl:
> Am 31.01.2013 20:48, schrieb Marshall Schor:
>> Re: Eclipse update site for textmarker:
>>
>> It shows 3 license files, but maybe is still missing something.
>> It shows 2 for the Eclipse license (2 version dates), and
>> the Apache v2.0 license.
>>
>> But I thought the TextMarker binary build had other things needing 
>> additional
>> licenses embedded in it?  Those licenses need to be included and 
>> shown to the
>> user in the Eclipse accept-license dialog, somehow.
>
> Whoops, I forgot that.
>
>> The Eclipse installer has the ability to resolve dependencies at 
>> install time,
>> fetching OSGi components from other repositories that Eclipse knows 
>> about. If
>> it's possible, that would be a good packaging for the dependent 
>> components with
>> other licenses. (I'm guessing that you looked into that and found it 
>> was not
>> possible, and therefore bundled things into your Plugin Jars.)
>
> I haven't found anything and other options were less confortable. I 
> will do some research again, but I am not optimistic.
>
>> When the license is shown, there may be 2 ways to have Eclipse 
>> install show it.
>>
>> 1) as a separate license - meaning, in the window where Eclipse shows 
>> licenses,
>> on the left panel there would be multiple lines.
>> 2) as a chain of licenses shown together in one window on the right 
>> panel where
>> Eclipse is showing licenses.
>>
>> I have a very slight preference for style 1) if it is do-able...  (I 
>> haven't
>> investigated this).
>
> I will try 1)

I haven't found a way to implement 1) yet and fixed it with 2) for now.

Two related links:
https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=216911
https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=328620

Peter


>
> Best,
>
> Peter
>> -Marshall


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