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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: catch-22: Derby, Mustang, and JCP issue
Date Fri, 23 Jun 2006 16:57:17 GMT
Andreas Korneliussen wrote:
> Jean T. Anderson wrote:
...
>> Can Derby legally build an RC with the GA bits set before JDBC 4.0 is
>> GA? --Understanding that the RC will be readily available to anyone to
>> download?
>>
>> This legal issue needs to get resolved.
>>
> In this case, it is Rick (the release manager) who builds the RC, and
> who makes it available before JDBC4 goes GA. I guess it would be up to
> him to take the legal responsibility.

It's up to Rick? Excuse me but Apache is ultimately responsible for this
release and, as a member of this community, I think it's irresponsible
to not resolve any legal issues *before* a candidate is released. The
last thing Derby needs is legal grief.

 -jean


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