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From "Trustin Lee" <trus...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: IP Clearance Without A Software Grant [WAS Re: [IP CLEARANCE] KeepAliveFilters.zip contribution from Indagon Oy]
Date Thu, 18 Oct 2007 02:07:16 GMT
Hi,

In case you have missed something, the software grant for
KeepAliveFilters.zip has been received.  I double-checked grants.txt.

Trustin

On 10/18/07, Justin Erenkrantz <justin@erenkrantz.com> wrote:
> On 10/17/07, Robert Burrell Donkin <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
> > (this is a good example of something that i've been thinking about
> > raising for a little while. it arises from some of the analysis i've
> > been doing for RAT.)
> >
> > this doesn't seem to actually track a software grant but a donation
> > through JIRA using AL2.0, section 7.
> >
> > the current IP clearance page
> > (http://incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/index.html) seems to me to
> > be targeted at ensuring that software grants are fully documented.
> > this is little at odds with:
> >
> > "Any code that was developed outside of the ASF SVN repository and our
> > public mailing lists must be processed like this, even if the external
> > developer is already an ASF committer."
> >
> > IMO this can be read as implying that projects should use the IP
> > clearance when committing anything which isn't the original work of a
> > committer
>
> That wasn't developed through the mailing lists and through our normal
> procedures.  That is, if it was developed externally, then the IP
> clearance form is required.
>
> > i'm a little unclear about the role of the incubator
> >
> > opinions?
>
> The Incubator receives this paperwork on behalf of the ASF.
>
> But, perhaps I'm not clear what your concern is.  -- justin
>
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