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From Paul Davis <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [2/52] [partial] git commit: Add contributed documentation from janl's couchdb-docs repository.
Date Mon, 30 Apr 2012 19:21:49 GMT
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.

> 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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