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From "Matthias Wessendorf" <>
Subject Re: legal questsion
Date Mon, 07 Jul 2008 15:24:28 GMT

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.


On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 4:50 PM, Werner Punz <> 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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Matthias Wessendorf

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