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From Shivram Mani <shivram.m...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Has anybody looked at the latest RC's LICENSE/NOTICE files.
Date Tue, 20 Sep 2016 17:04:28 GMT
Would help (especially for those who don't have prior history with apache
projects) to have a wiki containing a checklist of things prior to a +1 for
a release candidate

On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 9:20 AM, Ed Espino <espino@apache.org> wrote:

> Thanks for your guidance on this Roman.  I couldn't agree more that the IP
> responsibility falls on all members of the Apache HAWQ incubator
> community.  Especially for this initial "IP" focused release, it isn't
> enough to give "+1" based on building and testability.  Additionally, it
> goes beyond the LICENSE and NOTICE files.  The ASF compliance review
> process applies to every single file included in the project (now and in
> the future).
> Justin shared a variant of a script (important function is search_all in
> tarball attached) he uses for IP review of a project. We can add it to the
> project's wiki for others to possibly use.  The volume of output is large.
> It gives a sense of the scope of the IP review process we own as a
> community.
> Regards,
> -=e
> On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 8:15 AM, Roman Shaposhnik <roman@shaposhnik.org>
> wrote:
>> Hi!
>> given the latest round of IP related issues with the
>> RC I'm wondering whether the community members
>> who voted on the release have given a carful look to
>> LICENSE and NOTICE files.
>> Remember, guys -- this is NOT a job of IPMC, Justin,
>> myself or any other mentors to make sure that your
>> project doesn't violate licensing requirements. It is
>> YOUR job. More specifically it is a job for a future
>> PMC of Apache HAWQ (after graduation) and I surely
>> hope most of you will end up on that PMC.
>> And yes it means that you do have that additional responsibility
>> that has little to do with writing code and everything to do with
>> pretending to be a lawyer. This is just how responsible open
>> source works.
>> Please let me know if you need any guidance on how
>> to approach reviewing LICENSE and NOTICE files.
>> Thanks,
>> Roman.
> --
> *Ed Espino*
> *espino@apache.org <espino@apache.org>*

shivram mani

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