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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: legal questsion
Date Mon, 07 Jul 2008 16:03:57 GMT

On Jul 7, 2008, at 9:02 AM, Matthias Wessendorf wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 5:59 PM, Craig L Russell  
> <Craig.Russell@sun.com> wrote:
>> I agree that a software grant should be fine, but the other  
>> question is
>> whether the myfaces PMC wants to accept the contribution.
>
> yes, they will. Already kind of an agreement about that on dev@m.a.o.

Great, then it's just paperwork now.

Craig
>
>
> -M
>
>>
>> The process at http://incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/index.html  
>> seems to
>> fit the need here. There is a minimum of "e-paperwork" to do: just  
>> requires
>> the myfaces PMC to request and the Incubator PMC to accept it.
>>
>> Craig
>>
>> On Jul 7, 2008, at 8:24 AM, Matthias Wessendorf wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I wouldn't call it "legal issue". It's more a question what to do  
>>> with
>>> the contribution,
>>> since it was developed "offline".
>>>
>>> I personally think that a software grant for this offer should be  
>>> fine.
>>> Main reason is, that the original author is already part of the
>>> myfaces community.
>>>
>>> -Matthias
>>>
>>> On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 4:50 PM, Werner Punz  
>>> <werner.punz@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hello everyone, since the discussion on the myfaces devs list has  
>>>> pointed
>>>> me
>>>> towards here a legal question.
>>>> I developed in my working time which I can dedicate to opensource
>>>> software a
>>>> significant library, licensed under ASF 2.0 license.
>>>> It is an extension library to the myfaces tomahawk library.
>>>> Every single line of code of that lib is currently written by me.
>>>> I have committer rights to myfaces.
>>>>
>>>> The main issue is, that the library itself probably will end up as
>>>> separate
>>>> myfaces subproject.
>>>>
>>>> The main issue is, is any incubation needed, or can the code just  
>>>> be
>>>> merged
>>>> in. Or does a ip clearance/software grant has to be performed  
>>>> upfront.
>>>> The
>>>> code was developed outside of the myfaces repo, but the  
>>>> coderights, and
>>>> licensing issues are in the clear!
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Kind regards
>>>>
>>>> Werner Punz
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
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>>>
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>>
>> Craig L Russell
>> Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/ 
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>>
>>
>
>
>
> -- 
> Matthias Wessendorf
>
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Craig L Russell
Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/jdo
408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!


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