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From Tim Williams <william...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Apache Isis
Date Tue, 31 Aug 2010 10:44:20 GMT
On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 6:28 AM, Dan Haywood <dkhaywood@gmail.com> wrote:
>  On 30/08/2010 07:26, Tim Williams wrote:
>>
>> Your proposal caused me to poke around the NO site and the first forum
>> topic I came upon[1] had someone providing a [simple] patch.  This has
>> me curious about the code provenance.  Assuming this isn't the only
>> one, could you say something about getting clearance from outside
>> contributors?  At least, it seems to me that it could be slightly more
>> complicated than the two parties you mention above.
>
> Just to update this thread... there have been very few patches historically.
>  Indeed, we've searched through our email archives (back to 2002), through
> the SVN commit logs, and through the current codebase for any comments, and
> found only 1 one-liner from 2008, and the three patches in 2010 all from the
> same user (one of which was the patch you quoted).
>
> In addition, we have three contributors/committers who have made changes.
>
> What we're doing is contacting the guy who gave us these patches, and
> getting a formal ok from the existing contributors/committers; when I have
> this I'll update the proposal.

Hi Dan, that's great, you can just update your proposal to acknowledge
this and then solve it during incubation.  I think it's important to
identify these things prior to incubation but you can work it while
you're incubating [and, obviously, prior to any release]...

--tim

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