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From Juan Albisu <>
Subject Re: [JBOSS] Plan of action
Date Fri, 14 Nov 2003 19:30:43 GMT
Maybe the main commiters of Jboss code (People like rickard) can make a 
public agrement giving Geronimo the chance to use the code they wrote.

At 07:04 14/11/2003 -0500, you wrote:

>On Friday, November 14, 2003, at 06:36 AM, Siva wrote:
>>Now since we have the answers for all the 3 exhibits quoted by JBoss
>>LLC,what is our next course of action?
>>Are we going to send a formal legal reply immediately or do a thorough check
>>of our codebase to ensure that we don't maintain any questionable code in
>>our infrastructure and then reply?
>We should, as a matter of course, be sure that all code in the codebase is 
>clean.    All committers who contributed code : please review (mentally or 
>otherwise) your contributions to be sure that there is no infringement of 
>IP.  If there are offending pieces of code, lets just fix them.  There's 
>no problem in honest mistakes.  If there are dishonest mistakes, you are 
>in violation of the CLA that you signed.
>Let us know that so we can kick you out. :)
>However, for the purposes of the letter from the JBoss Group LLC, we need 
>to only show that the claims are not valid.  This won't stop the JBoss 
>Group LLC from doing this again, but we'll have to deal with it if it 
>happens.  It's a drag, but that's life, I suppose.
>Re the reply - if we believe that all 4 issues are now covered, I'll make 
>a summary response, and put in CVS for all committers to review.
>If there is consensus that the response is correct, we'll present that 
>information to the PMC and board, who will take care of the official, 
>formal response to the JBoss Group, LLC.
>Geir Magnusson Jr                                   203-247-1713(m)

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