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From Jason Davies <ja...@jasondavies.com>
Subject Re: Apache Maven/Maven repo (Re: Dependencies in SVN)
Date Mon, 10 Aug 2009 13:40:56 GMT
Hi Curt,

On 10 Aug 2009, at 14:30, Curt Arnold wrote:
> On Aug 10, 2009, at 12:33 AM, Paul Davis wrote:
>>
>> But perhaps I've missed something. If you could provide me a link to
>> an email discussion or something in the legal documentation that  
>> would
>> help me understand what the underlying issues are I would be most
>> grateful.
>>
>> [1] http://www.apache.org/legal/3party.html
>> [2] http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html
>> [3] http://www.apache.org/legal/ramblings.html
>> [4] http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-legal-discuss/200904.mbox/%3c168ef9ac0904160819v155e440j12d802ae749a315@mail.gmail.com%3e
>> [5] http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-legal-discuss/200812.mbox/%3c2d12b2f00812261045k644cdd04ub94ca52bf5d0b77e@mail.gmail.com%3e
>> [6] http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-general/200908.mbox/%3ccaf30e2a0908090354t616809fcu9d59858e59a47918@mail.gmail.com%3e
>>
>
> The posting on general@incubator was a misdirected request since I'm  
> relying on recollections of the incubator list traffic from a year  
> or so ago.  Involving someone who can speak with authority involved  
> would be helpful, that was the intent, but the wrong way to go about  
> it.
>
> If existing code that is donated has to be cleared by the Incubator   
> (http://incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/index.html) before being  
> merged into an existing ASF project, it would seem that the hurdle  
> to merge in a code base that wasn't donated would have to be higher.

IP clearance is only required for code donations i.e. code that is  
being imported into Apache for further development.  It's not required  
for unmodified third-party dependencies.  Please see this e-mail [1]  
for more details.

[1]: http://markmail.org/message/lxxb6cfpq7rhc2sl

Thanks,
--
Jason Davies

www.jasondavies.com


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