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From Werner Punz <werner.p...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: legal questsion
Date Mon, 07 Jul 2008 19:13:11 GMT
Ok thanks for the clarification,
btw. sorry for the typo in the topic.

Werner


Craig L Russell schrieb:
> 
> 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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>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -- 
>>>> Matthias Wessendorf
>>>>
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>>>
>>> Craig L Russell
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>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> -- 
>> Matthias Wessendorf
>>
>> further stuff:
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>> sessions: http://www.slideshare.net/mwessendorf
>> mail: matzew-at-apache-dot-org
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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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