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From Neeraj Bajaj <Neeraj.Ba...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Donation of JAXP 1.3 Sources to Apache
Date Tue, 19 Oct 2004 08:40:35 GMT


Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:

> I worked on the some of the legal aspects with Eduardo, so going to  
> jump in here.
>
> On Oct 13, 2004, at 3:59 PM, Berin Lautenbach wrote:
>
>> Neeraj Bajaj wrote:
>>
>>> Hello All,
>>> I was wondering when can we start merging the JAXP 1.3 sources ?  
>>> Merging the code in branch/review/testing/committing to main trunk
>>> would take time so at least from my side i would like to see this  
>>> work started as early as possible say from tomorrow.  What is the  
>>> general procedure ? Is there any formality that needs to be 
>>> completed  first ? What is the opinion of
>>> (Xml-commons/Xerces/Xalan) committers ?
>>
>>
>> I'm assuming that this is something that XML-Commons/Xerces/Xalan 
>> wish  to do?
>>
>> I've CCd general@incubator as well, as I'd like Noel's opinion, but 
>> my  feeling is that *if* the Xerces/Xalan and/or XML-Commons 
>> community  want this code to be imported (and it sounds like they do 
>> - but I'd  like to see that formalised), then the community side is 
>> already  there.
>>
>> If that's the case, then I don't think we need to go through the 
>> full  incubation process (Noel - thoughts appreciated!) - we only 
>> need a  code grant from Sun (we can't take something into our 
>> repository until  we are sure we have appropriate legal rights to do 
>> so) + someone needs  to fill out the incubation docs to show that 
>> everything is AOK.  I'm  happy to help out with the latter part.
>
>
> This is an update to the existing code that is already there.
>
> It is, I suppose, a new grant of software to an existing community, 
> so  I think that what we need is the grant documentation from Sun*, 
> have  that entered into the incubator, and move from there. 

Code grant details can be found at :

http://www.apache.org/licenses/#grants

I checked on this one, This work involves legal and is being worked with 
legal now.
I guess this process would take some time so wanted to update the 
community about the status.


Regards,
Neeraj




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