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From Robert Samuel Newson <>
Subject Re: Transfer of
Date Fri, 15 May 2015 10:25:06 GMT

Based on past failures, we (couchdb PMC) prefer to transfer to an individual within the PMC
first, who then transfer it to ASF infra. We had extraordinary difficulty getting
transferred as the transfer codes would expire before ASF infra had time to act.


> On 14 May 2015, at 22:32, Mark Thomas <> wrote:
> On 14/05/2015 21:56, Mike Broberg wrote:
>> Hello, community-- In recent weeks, I have been working with IBM lawyers
>> to transfer the domain to the ASF. The effort is
>> progressing in the right direction. I should have an agreement to
>> present to you all later next week.
>> I believe Benjamin Young registered this domain while he was still
>> employed at Cloudant. Benjamin departed, and the domain was transferred
>> to IBM at some point during the acquisition process. Sorry this has
>> slipped through the cracks.
>> I'm assuming transferring the domain to someone on the PMC is the right
>> thing to do. In this case, I have picked Joan, but if there is some
>> other person (or entity) at the ASF that should be involved, please let
>> me know. (Copying trademarks@ for this reason.)
>> More from me on soon. Thank you. --Mike
> Mike,
> Thanks for getting in touch. This needs to be transferred to the ASF
> rather than an individual. The infrastructure team handles this. You can
> open a Jira ticket against the INFRA component for this.
> Cheers,
> Mark
> (wearing his branding and infrastructure hats)

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