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From Upayavira ...@odoko.co.uk>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Ivy
Date Mon, 30 Oct 2006 14:37:47 GMT
Antoine Levy-Lambert wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I am not familiar with the legal aspects of bringing an external codebase to the incubator.
> 
> William Rowe wrote that jayasoft needs to fill in a software grant to the ASF.
> 
> 
> If this is right, the software grant must be received and accepted before setting up
the infrastructure (svn, mailing lists, ...).

Software grant must be received before code can be imported into SVN. 
Other infra can be set up now (assuming a status page exists, which I 
think you've done).

Regards, Upayavira

> -------- Original-Nachricht --------
> Datum: Wed, 25 Oct 2006 05:48:26 -0500
> Von: "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wrowe@rowe-clan.net>
> An: general@incubator.apache.org
> Betreff: Re: [PROPOSAL] Ivy
> 
>> Xavier Hanin wrote:
>>> I've just sent both an individual and a corporate CLA by fax. I was not
>>> sure the corporate CLA was necessary, but since Jayasoft is the current
>>> copyright holder of Ivy, I thought it might be required.
>> Probably a good idea; the point to a Corporate CLA is actually an
>> agreement
>> between your employer and yourself that what you do with the Foundation is
>> with their blessing.  The ICLA you signed claims you have that right
>> already,
>> but we all know how painful employment contracts and their covenants are
>> :)
>>
>> Best to be safe for your benefit.
>>
>> There is a DIFFERENT form, a Software Grant, which would be needed for a
>> wholesale import of a code base owned by another party.  See
>>
>> http://www.apache.org/licenses/#grants (very bottom paragraph.)
>>
>> Bill
>>
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