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From Dain Sundstrom <>
Subject Re: [consolidation] next steps?
Date Mon, 07 Nov 2005 20:08:19 GMT
On Nov 7, 2005, at 10:42 AM, Bruce Snyder wrote:

> On 11/7/05, Dain Sundstrom <> wrote:
>> Good point Ken.  How about we consider this thread the invite?  So
>> formally:
>> We would like to invite the projects that Geronimo works with to
>> consider joining Geronimo as a Subproject.  If your project would
>> like to join, we will either need a proposal to incubate the project,
>> or a proposal to donate the code.  In the case of incubation, the
>> current committers will have immediate access to their code in the
>> incubator, and in the case of an donation, the current committers
>> will have to earn commit on Geronimo.
> I'm not sure of the order in which all steps must occur, but we (the
> Geronimo PMC) must also vote to accept each project per the Incubator
> FAQ:

Absolutely.  I guess I wasn't clear.  We need a proposal that  
Geronimo can vote on and send to the incubator.

> Beyond this, once a project has been voted in, the following
> additional requirements must be met:
> a) project license (must be AL 2.0)
> b) the copyright must be assigned to the ASF

I was told there was no way for someone to assign copyrights to the  
ASF.  Has this changed and if so where is the form?

> c) all committers must file a CLA with the ASF (if one is not  
> already on file)
> Please note that it is possible for some (or most) of these projects
> to pass right on through the Incubator as long as the exit criteria
> are met:
> Incubation_Policy.html#Exitting+the+Incubator
> Also, here's the template that must be filled and submitted upon
> importing each project into the Geronimo SVN repo:
> author/projects/incubation-status-template.html?view=markup

Excellent.  Thanks for the links.


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