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Spring Modules forum decommissioned in favor of Spring Extensions

As the Spring Modules project has been replaced by the Spring Extensions (http://www.springsource.org/extensions) project, this forum has been decommissioned in favour of Spring Extensions one at:
http://forum.springsource.org/forumdisplay.php?f=44

Please see the Spring Extensions home page for a complete list of current projects in Java, .NET and ActionScript. You can also propose one if you want.

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  • Is Spring Modules Open Source?

    First see Open Source definition at: http://www.opensource.org/docs/definition.php
    there is a
    5. No Discrimination Against Persons or Groups

    Spring Modules is hosted on java.net which has restrictions about some people and countries.

    It is impossible for me to even view the Spring Modules web from my country...

    So I believe Spring Modules must be transported to a host without restrictions to be a true open source project.

  • #2
    Who is blocking your access?

    Is it java.net or your country that is blocking access? Is it your own company blocking access? Does spring modules get mirrored to other sites that you can access? I wouldn't start making generalizations such as this without having done a little more investigation.

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    • #3
      it is the java.net that has restrictions on people from some countries.

      by the way, there are too many open source projects hosted on java.net and well none of them is accessible from my country (including the JDK, Appfuse, Spring Modules, ...)

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      • #4
        Just out of interest, where in the world are you to not have access to java.net?

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        • #5
          to be more accurate, only pages which are served on HTTPS are restricted to be shown (are all projects on dev.java.net).

          and I am from Iran.

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          • #6
            I think it is a bit short-sighted to blame this one on the project. It is the problem of the hosting platform. Not that of the project.

            I'm not sure but isn't Spring Modules not also in the maven repositories, so you should be able to get it from there.

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            • #7
              What about accessing through Tor?

              http://tor.eff.org/

              https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/2275/

              If you install Tor, are you able to get to the site?

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              • #8
                well, I don't blame the project, but I believe the project must be moved to another host (maybe springframework.org itself) without these kinda restrictions. Or dev.java.net must do something for it...

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