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From "Scott O'Bryan" <darkar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: cut the crap
Date Fri, 18 Apr 2008 20:05:48 GMT
ROTFLMHO..  So tell us how you really feel Roy.  :)  For what it's 
worth, I agree with you, especially for projects entering incubator.

Scott

Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> I've wasted too much time today on the stupid IP Clearance template
> that insists on asking a bunch of irrelevant questions about
> decisions that the Incubator is not responsible for making.
> The required IP clearance questions should be:
>
>    Date:
>    Identify the Contribution:
>    Identify the Contributor(s):
>    What are the filenames for the applicable
>      software grant(s):
>      Corporate CLA(s):
>      Individual CLA(s):
>    Location of initial import:
>    Destination PMC:
>
> That's it.
>
> Licensing the artifacts, removal of dependencies, changing headers,
> and checking for product trade names are all activities of the PMC
> before a release is made, NOT before an import.  Committer access
> is a responsibility of the destination PMC.  Prior distribution
> rights are irrelevant.  Where on earth did this crap come from?
>
> The template reads like a friggin nanny's club treatise on the
> correct angle to wipe one's ass.  The only reason we have this
> form is to record the connection between grant and initial commit.
> Don't waste our time with anything else.
>
> ....Roy
>
>
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