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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: seeking clarification wrt ip-clearance processes
Date Wed, 10 Sep 2008 20:34:52 GMT
--- Craig L Russell <Craig.Russell@Sun.COM> wrote:

> What the incubator guides currently say about
> importing code
>
http://incubator.apache.org/guides/mentor.html#initial-ip-clearance
> 
>   implies that the code that's imported has the old
> license text, and  
> it's cleaned up in the incubation process.
> 
> For an existing TLP, the guide doesn't apply. But
> since best practice  
> in incubation seems to be to import exactly what was
> in the external  
> repo, I don't see that an existing project should
> have an issue. I  
> would put the imported code into a special part of
> the TLP's  
> repository (e.g. tlp/import next to tlp/trunk) just
> to make sure it  
> isn't accidentally shipped.


Thanks for the info, Craig!

-Matt



> 
> Of course, running RAT on the release would catch it
> but still...
> 
> Craig
> 
> On Sep 9, 2008, at 7:47 PM, Matt Benson wrote:
> 
> > I am processing the IP clearance for a code
> donation
> > to the Commons TLP; "commons-flatfile."  I am
> somewhat
> > confused by the requirement to apply the "Licensed
> to
> > the Apache Software Foundation" headers to the
> code
> > _before_ the IP clearance template is considered
> to
> > have been filled out.  The very act of applying
> the
> > headers will invalidate the checksums; what is the
> > procedure I am supposed to implement here?  I.e.
> > "where" do I apply the headers?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Matt
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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> Craig L Russell
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