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From David Van Couvering <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: In-memory store implementation available for contribution
Date Mon, 22 May 2006 23:50:08 GMT
OK, thanks, I thought this was a separate effort than the one already 
contributed.

If we don't get the CLA, are we able to take what he's contributed and 
run with it?  Or do we need to start from scratch?

David

Andrew McIntyre wrote:
> On 5/22/06, David Van Couvering <David.Vancouvering@sun.com> wrote:
>> Great!  I'm not sure what you mean by "a copy of the jar file" but we'd
>> of course like to see the source, not just the binaries.
>>
>> The student must explicitly indicate that he is handing over the code to
>> the ASF. The normal way this is done is to create a JIRA item (our bug
>> tracking system) and then put the changes he's made as an attachment to
>> this JIRA item, indicating he is granting the code to the ASF.  I'd be
>> happy to help guide the student through this process.  Better yet, we
>> should have one of our store experts work with the student to look at
>> getting his code in.  Any volunteers?
> 
> I believe we already have the source:
> 
> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-646
> 
> Attached as 'svn.diff'.
> 
> There were some problems as far as getting this committed, though. Dan
> thought this crossed the threshold of requiring the contributor to
> submit a CLA (although the author did choose the 'grant license to
> ASF'  option in JIRA), and there were other issues: lack of comments
> and lack of tests.
> 
> I suspect the original author may not be interested or have time to
> finish the patch beyond what's already been contributed. Some other
> motivated person could pick up this contribution and take it the rest
> of the way, though.
> 
> andrew

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