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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] J2G Conversion tool acceptance
Date Sun, 04 Feb 2007 18:55:00 GMT

On Feb 1, 2007, at 8:53 AM, Jim Jagielski wrote:

>
> On Jan 31, 2007, at 12:54 PM, Kevan Miller wrote:
>
>>
>> Filip,
>> OK. Now I'm confused.
>>
>> Do you want Geronimo to accept a code donation? Or do you want to  
>> start a new project in incubator? I thought it was the former (and  
>> I'm pretty sure you do, too).
>>
>> The process IIUC is roughly
>>
>> 1. Geronimo votes to accept the donation
>> 2. The Geronimo project fills out some paperwork (update an html  
>> page and fill out the IP Clearance form -- http:// 
>> incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/ip-clearance-template.html)
>> 3. The Incubator PMC is notified of the donation and given 48  
>> hours to raise any objections.
>
> The Incubator is always involved for any large, existing, external
> codebase, even if it is simply to check the IP clearance
> issues. This is Filip's intent, afaik.

In which case there's no mentoring needed.  The PMC needs to fill out  
the form accurately, as in doing so, they will be reminded of (and  
record the status of) all significant IP-related issues in accepting  
the contribution.

geir

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