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From Dyre.Tjeldv...@Sun.COM
Subject Re: How to donate code to Apache (Derby)
Date Sun, 14 Oct 2007 13:13:04 GMT
"Jean T. Anderson" <jta@bristowhill.com> writes:

> 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.

OK, thanks Bryan and Jean, I'll start reading :)

-- 
dt


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