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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Apache Isis
Date Mon, 30 Aug 2010 12:07:42 GMT
Um, Well, maven still uses Codehaus JIRA that lacks the 'grant to
Apache' checkbox. Perhaps they separately negotiate iclas.

On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 7:57 AM, Tim Williams <williamstw@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 7:39 AM, Mohammad Nour El-Din
> <nour.mohammad@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Tim...
>>
>>   From this link - http://sourceforge.net/projects/nakedobjects -
>> project details section, it is stated that the code of this project is
>> licensed under (Apache License v2.0), and hence it is the
>> responsibility of the person who contributed any code to the project
>> to understand that his/her contribution is going to be under the same
>> license as long as it is committed as a patch to source code of
>> project they contributed to, just like what happens from contributors
>> contributing code to different Apache projects. I hope this can reply
>> your question ? :)
>
> Short answer is that I am not totally sure - I just saw that there
> were clearly other sources for the code other than the two parties
> mentioned and so I thought that should be highlighted in the IP
> Clearance section.  The question, AIUI, isn't about the license of the
> code being patched, it's the granting of the code in the patch itself.
>  We ask contributors to either submit an ICLA or check the "Grant for
> inclusion..." checkbox in JIRA.  I don't have a lot of Incubator
> experience so I'll defer on this one, it just caught my eye - my own
> understanding is that contributors would need to be tracked down[1].
>
> --tim
>
> [1] - http://incubator.apache.org/guides/mentor.html#initial-ip-clearance
>
>> On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 11:26 AM, Tim Williams <williamstw@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 1:12 PM, Dan Haywood <dkhaywood@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>  I'd like to formally propose a new project for the incubator, Apache Isis.
>>>
>>> ... snipped....
>>>
>>>> == Source and IP Submission Plan ==
>>>> As mentioned earlier, the NO framework is ASLv2 but copyright belongs to
>>>> Naked Objects Group Ltd. NOGL is happy to donate the relevant rights to
>>>> Apache, while Dan is also happy to donate the various sister projects that
>>>> he has written. Having a single legal entity - ASF - owning the relevant
>>>> rights to all this software would be very desirable.
>>>
>>> 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.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> --tim
>>>
>>> [1] - http://sourceforge.net/projects/nakedobjects/forums/forum/544071/topic/3742184
>>>
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>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Thanks
>> - Mohammad Nour
>>   Author of (WebSphere Application Server Community Edition 2.0 User Guide)
>>   http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/sg247585.html
>> - LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/mnour
>> - Blog: http://tadabborat.blogspot.com
>> ----
>> "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving"
>> - Albert Einstein
>>
>> "Writing clean code is what you must do in order to call yourself a
>> professional. There is no reasonable excuse for doing anything less
>> than your best."
>> - Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship
>>
>> "Stay hungry, stay foolish."
>> - Steve Jobs
>>
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