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From rdon...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r611577 - in /incubator/public/trunk: site-author/guides/mentor.xml site-publish/guides/mentor.html
Date Sun, 13 Jan 2008 13:49:40 GMT
Author: rdonkin
Date: Sun Jan 13 05:49:38 2008
New Revision: 611577

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=611577&view=rev
Log:
Added IP Clearance section

Modified:
    incubator/public/trunk/site-author/guides/mentor.xml
    incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/guides/mentor.html

Modified: incubator/public/trunk/site-author/guides/mentor.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/public/trunk/site-author/guides/mentor.xml?rev=611577&r1=611576&r2=611577&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- incubator/public/trunk/site-author/guides/mentor.xml (original)
+++ incubator/public/trunk/site-author/guides/mentor.xml Sun Jan 13 05:49:38 2008
@@ -197,7 +197,8 @@
       </p><p>
       The acceptance of the initial codebases is approved by the 
       IPMC as part of the acceptance motion. So, no vote is required by the
-      PPMC. Otherwise, follow the standard IP clearance process for podlings.
+      PPMC. Otherwise, follow the standard IP clearance 
+      <a href='#poding-ip-clearance'>process for podlings</a>.
       </p>
     </section>
     
@@ -284,6 +285,33 @@
         TODO: content, links, prose, reconsider name for this section
         </p>
       </section>
+      
+    </section>
+
+    <section id='poding-ip-clearance'><title>Podling IP Clearance</title>
+      <p>
+      The board has charged the Incubator project with management of IP clearance for Apache.
+      Instructions are <a href='http://incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/index.html'>here</a>.

+      </p><p>
+      These equally apply to podlings. The Incubator project is responsible for all podlings
+      and so is the receiving PMC. So, when a podling requests IP clearance, the 
+      IPMC wears <a href='http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html#hats'>two
hats</a>.
+      This may be a little confusing at first.
+      </p><p>
+      The Incubator PMC must approve the clearance. This indicates that the project is
+      happy to receive the code donated. When a new podling is created, this is done
+      by the identification of existing codebases in the proposal. Otherwise, the 
+      IPMC delegates this decision to the PPMC. 
+      </p><p>
+      As usual, three binding votes are required. So, Mentors need to be involved in
+      IP clearance for podlings. If too few binding VOTEs are posted on list, 
+      the VOTE will need to be posted to the general list for ratification.
+      </p><p>
+      The second hat is technical IP clearance. Here, the IPMC needs to check that the
+      paperwork is in order. Once the acceptance vote has been approved, an officer 
+      or member need to complete the process. For a podling, this will typically 
+      involve a Mentor.
+      </p>
     </section>
     
     <section id='who-committers'><title>Prospective Committers</title>

Modified: incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/guides/mentor.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/guides/mentor.html?rev=611577&r1=611576&r2=611577&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/guides/mentor.html (original)
+++ incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/guides/mentor.html Sun Jan 13 05:49:38 2008
@@ -180,6 +180,10 @@
 </li>
 </ul>
 </li>
+<li><a href='#poding-ip-clearance'>
+Podling IP Clearance
+ </a>
+</li>
 <li><a href='#who-committers'>
 Prospective Committers
  </a>
@@ -362,7 +366,8 @@
 <p>
       The acceptance of the initial codebases is approved by the 
       IPMC as part of the acceptance motion. So, no vote is required by the
-      PPMC. Otherwise, follow the standard IP clearance process for podlings.
+      PPMC. Otherwise, follow the standard IP clearance 
+      <a href="#poding-ip-clearance">process for podlings</a>.
       </p>
 </div>
 <h3>
@@ -464,6 +469,38 @@
         TODO: content, links, prose, reconsider name for this section
         </p>
 </div>
+</div>
+<h3>
+   <a name="poding-ip-clearance">Podling IP Clearance</a>
+</h3>
+<div class="section-content">
+<p>
+      The board has charged the Incubator project with management of IP clearance for Apache.
+      Instructions are <a href="http://incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/index.html">here</a>.

+      </p>
+<p>
+      These equally apply to podlings. The Incubator project is responsible for all podlings
+      and so is the receiving PMC. So, when a podling requests IP clearance, the 
+      IPMC wears <a href="http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html#hats">two
hats</a>.
+      This may be a little confusing at first.
+      </p>
+<p>
+      The Incubator PMC must approve the clearance. This indicates that the project is
+      happy to receive the code donated. When a new podling is created, this is done
+      by the identification of existing codebases in the proposal. Otherwise, the 
+      IPMC delegates this decision to the PPMC. 
+      </p>
+<p>
+      As usual, three binding votes are required. So, Mentors need to be involved in
+      IP clearance for podlings. If too few binding VOTEs are posted on list, 
+      the VOTE will need to be posted to the general list for ratification.
+      </p>
+<p>
+      The second hat is technical IP clearance. Here, the IPMC needs to check that the
+      paperwork is in order. Once the acceptance vote has been approved, an officer 
+      or member need to complete the process. For a podling, this will typically 
+      involve a Mentor.
+      </p>
 </div>
 <h3>
    <a name="who-committers">Prospective Committers</a>



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