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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: How to donate code to Apache (Derby)
Date Fri, 12 Oct 2007 15:16:21 GMT
Bryan Pendleton wrote:
>> http://incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/index.html
>>
>> Even though we are no longer part of the incubation process, we think
>> that these policies are wise ones.
>  
> Actually, the page makes it quite clear that these policies apply
> to existing projects, not to incubating projects:
> 
>   "This is for projects and PMCs that have already been created
>    and are receiving a code donation into an existing codebase.
>    Any code that was developed outside of the ASF SVN repository
>    and our public mailing lists must be processed like this,
>    even if the external developer is already an ASF committer."
> 
> So I think it's quite clear that this is the intended process
> for situations like the one you describe.

right, derby has two post-incubator ip clearance check lists on file:

http://incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/derby-2248-contribution-tests-ibm.html
http://incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/derby-2134-contribution-tests-ibm.html

at least we have good experience processing contributions. :-) So don't
let the process put you off.

-jean

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