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From "Martin Marinschek" <martin.marinsc...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Software Grant through Intellectual Property Clearance in MyFaces
Date Mon, 30 Jul 2007 16:11:54 GMT
Hi *,

ok, we'll go down this route then.

Thanks for the feedback.

regards,

Martin

On 7/26/07, Craig L Russell <Craig.Russell@sun.com> wrote:
>
> On Jul 26, 2007, at 9:27 AM, Robert Burrell Donkin wrote:
>
> > On 7/26/07, Martin Marinschek <martin.marinschek@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Hi *,
> >>
> >> we have a situation over at the MyFaces project which is a pretty
> >> straightforward code-grant.
> >>
> >> Oracle wants to donate the code of a JSF-portlet-bridge which would
> >> fit well with MyFaces. We do already have some bridge code at
> >> MyFaces,
> >> but it is not as complete as this donation would be, and it doesn't
> >> comply to the corresponding standard.
> >>
> >> The possibly donated jsf-portlet-bridge is the reference
> >> implementation of JSR-301 - it would fit well for several projects at
> >> the ASF to have this code ASL licensed. It is important relating to
> >> recent discussions on jcp-open to say that Scott O'Bryan has said the
> >> bridge-team will try everything to release the according TCK under
> >> the
> >> ASL license as well.
> >>
> >> In comparison to the recent incubation projects in MyFaces, which are
> >> ADF-Faces --> Trinidad and the Rich Client Framework the codebase is
> >> not very large and would not need any community building around it
> >> nor
> >> would it be necessary to bring an existing community to the ASF - as
> >> already 4 members of the MyFaces community know the ins and outs of
> >> this or similar bridges and can easily take over the code and
> >> maintain
> >> it (and there is sufficient interest to do so). Scott O'Bryan, one of
> >> the existing developers of the bridge at Oracle, is also a MyFaces
> >> committer.
> >>
> >> So in our understanding, incubation is not necessary, as no community
> >> needs to be incubated. If there are any objections, though, we'll
> >> certainly rethink this point of view - this is why I'm asking for
> >> comments here.
> >
> > sounds like a straightforward software grant to me
> >
> > - robert
>
> I agree.
>
> Craig
> >
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> Craig Russell
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