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From "Robert Burrell Donkin" <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: cut the crap
Date Wed, 23 Apr 2008 20:15:46 GMT
On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 8:04 PM, William A. Rowe, Jr.
<wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
>
> Robert Burrell Donkin wrote:
>
> > On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 11:14 PM, Robert Burrell Donkin
> > <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 7:55 PM, William A. Rowe, Jr.
> > >  <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
> > >  > 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.
> > >  > >
> > >  >
> > >  >  One more;
> > >  >
> > >  >      Determine www.a.o/licenses/exports implications
> > >  >      for notifications.
> > >  >
> > >  >  That's my last crypto audit step, putting that request to all
> incubator
> > >  >  podlings and ensuring this mess is under control moving forwards.
> Without
> > >  >  adding this as an IP import step, it won't happen.
> > >
> > >  i've committed a stripped down template and moved the prose into a
> > >  guide. this guide is just copy ATM but i'll try to find some time to
> > >  tidy it up sometime tomorrow.
> > >
> > >  feedback on the template appreciated or just jump in with a patch ;-)
> > >
> >
> > after process objections, i've reverted the source and withdraw this
> > patch. if anyone wants to pick it up, i've opened  a JIRA.
> >
>
>  Thanks Robert, I actually think it was a mistake not to just leave things
>  be.

roy's right: the form's filled with rubbish that isn't checked or
enforced by the incubator. it doesn't work as an educational document
either.

> But given that Sam's volunteered his committee to take this on

he has?

>  and asked that you back it out,

i've checked my mail and i can find nothing in my inbox

> I'm sure he'll find the volunteer to see it
> through.

same people, different hats

- robert

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