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From robert burrell donkin <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: IP Clearance Process For Extensions To Existing Apache Code bases
Date Thu, 17 Nov 2005 14:08:48 GMT
On 11/17/05, Jeremy Boynes <jboynes@apache.org> wrote:
>
> robert burrell donkin wrote:
> >
> > i've done some digging around and think that the software grant applies
> to a
> > specific, concrete instance of the source. this will typically be
> examplared
> > by a tarballed source artifact checked into subversion. am i right and
> is
> > the incubator the right place to check in this artifact (and if so,
> where)?
> >
>
> Another alternative would be to attach the archive to a JIRA/Bugzilla
> issue associated with the target project. This allows it to be staged
> before hitting svn.


yeh - that's probably how the transfer should be handled.

however AIUI the ASF needs to ensure the donated artifact for kept for legal
purposes. SVN is more widely mirrored and better backed up than
issues.apache.org <http://issues.apache.org> and so seems like the proper
destination.

- robert

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