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From Nick Burch <>
Subject Re: Apache Extras Question
Date Sat, 31 Dec 2011 03:43:01 GMT
On Fri, 30 Dec 2011, Benson Margulies wrote:
> Second, I wonder about the proposed governance and logic of this whole
> 'java package id rules' business. Here's a scenario: someone from
> outside Apache fills out the form, creates a project, and *forks some
> Apache project into it.* Bingo, 'org.apache.*'. What group of
> volunteers is signed up to notice and police this?

Isn't that covered by clauses 4.2-4.4 and 6 of the license? I thought that 
if you forked an Apache licensed project, then you need to flag up the 
changes (4.2) and attribute where it came from (4.3/4.4), plus you're 
restricted in what you can call the fork (6).


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