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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: On incubating releases
Date Sat, 27 Sep 2008 22:37:02 GMT
Strike one

William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> Davanum Srinivas wrote:
>> Because we ("Apache") control the distribution channel?
> 
> Nope.  We control several distribution channels; offhand...
> 
>   www.apache.org/dist/{tlp}/
>     - ASF-wide policies (TLP 3x +1, more +1 than -1)
> 
>   www.apache.org/dist/incubator/podling/
>     - Incubator policies (+ DISCLAIMER, named -incubator)
> 
> There are countless distribution channels that the ASF does not
> control, distributing ASF software.

In other words, ASF does not /control/ distribution whatsoever, and
the AL provides for no distribution controls at all other than the
fact that the package must be /the/ apache package in order to be
labeled "Apache" foo.  There are trademark levers, but nothing else.


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