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From "Robert Burrell Donkin" <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How strict should podling release reviews be?
Date Tue, 02 Oct 2007 21:33:32 GMT
On 9/28/07, Niclas Hedhman <niclas@hedhman.org> wrote:
> On Friday 28 September 2007 17:12, Guillaume Nodet wrote:
> > On 9/28/07, Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:
> > > What we care about is that podlings get the "legal stuff" right, and
> > > letting releases out without this being ok is not an option, due to
> > > potential legal risks.
> >
> > I thought projects in incubator were not endorsed by the ASF, hence
> > the ASF could not be responsible for the legal stuff in podling
> > releases...  Did I miss something here ?
>
> Yes, you missed the fact that Incubator is part of ASF, and the Incubator are
> doing the releases on behalf of the podling.
> AFAIUI, we are responsible of the legal aspects of the releases (i.e. upstream
> sources), but we have no practical responsibilities towards the downstream
> users.

+1

the disclaimer is really aimed at informing users and has no force in law

the responsibility for the release rests with those IPMCers who vote in favour

- robert

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