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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject Re: Some clarification needed for Apache Extra projects - Apache Extra in specific
Date Fri, 28 Sep 2012 08:13:35 GMT
On 28 September 2012 02:41, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

...

> Specific example.  OpenOffice podling has signed up for a security
> mailing list where we receive security-related bug reports from
> LibreOffice, an open source project that is LGPL/MPL, not ALv2.  We do
> this by subscribing our security list directly to theirs.  Is this
> against policy?   This seems directly analogous to a project receiving
> bug reports from a non ALv2 Apache Extras project.

This is completely different. LibreOffice is a separate project with a
separate infrastructure and community. The subscription of an ASF list
to a LibreOffice list is nothing more than a communication link
between two distinct entities. The proposal here is to not create a
separate project with a separate management structure but to simply
host incompatible code externally and manage it from within an ASF
PMC.

Ross

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Ross Gardler (@rgardler)
Programme Leader (Open Development)
OpenDirective http://opendirective.com

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