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From "Les Hazlewood" <...@hazlewood.com>
Subject Re: maven repository
Date Fri, 30 May 2008 15:43:58 GMT
Hrm - I thought you had to have IP clearance before you even were
accepted as a podling.  Or maybe its just that Alan is such a great
Champion for us, that he helped us along that path before we even
submitted our proposal ;)

Under this assumption (that IP clearance exists already), it makes
much more sense to allow the podling to publish approved releases to
the central repository, but still under an
org.apache.incubator.projectname group id to maintain
convention/simplicity.

On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 11:38 AM, James Carman
<james@carmanconsulting.com> wrote:
> On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 11:23 AM, Jeremy Haile <jhaile@fastmail.fm> wrote:
>> So it seems that a valid question is whether or not publishing to one
>> repository or another indicates an endorsement.
>
> Yes, that's certainly a valid question.  Again, that's just my
> personal point of view.
>
> The biggest problem with incubator projects (again my opinion) having
> releases is the IP clearance.  Perhaps there should be multiple stages
> of incubation.  The first stage should be where you verify the IP
> clearance and projects in that stage shouldn't be allowed to do
> releases at all.  Then they might graduate to the next stage and that
> would be a "community building" stage where we make sure the project
> has enough community around it.  These projects should be able to
> provide incubating releases.
>
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