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From "Matthias Wessendorf" <mat...@apache.org>
Subject Re: legal questsion
Date Mon, 07 Jul 2008 16:02:01 GMT
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.

-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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>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> 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
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>
>



-- 
Matthias Wessendorf

further stuff:
blog: http://matthiaswessendorf.wordpress.com/
sessions: http://www.slideshare.net/mwessendorf
mail: matzew-at-apache-dot-org

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