Commit 207d512a authored by Tobias Wich's avatar Tobias Wich
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Merge branch 'reqesidta' into 'master'


See merge request oec/reqesidta-prototype/client-signer!1
parents 85d8044a ee769fe9
The following core developers work or have been working on the Open eCard Client:
- Benedikt Biallowons <>
- Daniel Nemmert <>
- Dirk Petrautzki <>
- Hans-Martin Haase <>
- Johannes Schmölz <>
- Mike Prechtl <>
- Moritz Horsch <>
- Neil Crossley <>
- Sebastian Lösch <>
- Sebastian Schuberth <>
- Simon Potzernheim <>
- Tobias Wich <>
- Wael Alkhatib <>
The following developers contributed to the Open eCard Client:
- Florian Feldmann <>
- Vakhtang Laluashvili <>
- Vladislav Mladenov <>
- Martin Paljak <>
The following translators contributed to the Open eCard Client:
- Antonio González Robles
- Bud P. Bruegger
- Detlef Hühnlein <>
In order to build the Open eCard project, some additional tools are needed.
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* Java JDK 11 or higher - Oracle JDK and OpenJDK are working correctly (jlink is required for building modular runtime images)
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* Git 1.7.11 or higher (older versions are probably also ok)
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Remove debugging symbols from Java bytecode.
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Module `clients/applet`
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Bundle SLF4J extension artifact, so that the applet can emit trace logs.
Module `clients/richclient`
* `bundles-jar-cifs`
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Code Signing
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