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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [2/52] [partial] git commit: Add contributed documentation from janl's couchdb-docs repository.
Date Mon, 30 Apr 2012 19:25:32 GMT

On Apr 30, 2012, at 20:21 , Paul Davis wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 2:18 PM, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>> On Apr 30, 2012, at 19:40 , Paul Davis wrote:
>> 
>>> A quick glance through code shows MPL/GPL/LGPL triple-licensed files.
>>> I know we can depend on MPL code but I have no idea if that means it
>>> can live in the repository or not. A quick google and I can't find
>>> anything that specifically states whether it can or can't.
>>> 
>>> I appreciate that this was developed with the intention that it'd be
>>> contributed back to the ASF and that's the only reason I didn't
>>> immediately veto it. But there's 500,000 lines in this commit. That's
>>> awfully significant to throw in without warning or discussion even if
>>> it is on a branch.
>>> 
>>> In the end, I of course defer to your judgement. I just wanted to
>>> stress the seriousness of IP clearance on such a gigantic push.
>> 
>> Fair enough :) All I wanted for now is a place to collaborate to
>> get this into shape that's worth committing. Is nuking the branch
>> enough to get the code out again? We can work on it on GitHub.
>> 
> 
> Good enough for me anyway. It could technically be rescued until some
> point in the future but I think it'll be gone gone as soon as GC runs.

All gone, new location:

https://github.com/janl/couchdb/tree/docs

Cheers
Jan
-- 

> 
>> Cheers
>> Jan
>> --
>> 
>> 
>>> 
>>> On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 12:52 PM, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> On Apr 30, 2012, at 18:49 , Paul Davis wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Whoa! Has anyone gone through and cleared IP issues with this code? We
>>>>> might also want to look into whether this sort of thing requires a
>>>>> Software Grant. I appreciate the enthusiasm but unless I missed a
>>>>> discussion I'm quite concerned about whether this is cleared to be in
>>>>> the ASF repo.
>>>> 
>>>> I vouch for it. I'm happy to nuke the branch if you find an issue.
>>>> 
>>>> This was merely to get Brian, Noah and I to have a branch to knock
>>>> out the mechanics, and I wanted to do it in ASF-land, so we don't
>>>> get accused of doing too many things on GitHub :)
>>>> 
>>>> I'm sorry if I jumped the gun here.
>>>> 
>>>> Cheers
>>>> Jan
>>>> --
>>>> 
>> 


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