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From "Upayavira" ...@odoko.co.uk>
Subject Re: Bluesky status and plans (was: Monthly reports missing)
Date Tue, 14 Jun 2011 23:16:24 GMT


On Wed, 15 Jun 2011 00:34 +0200, "Bernd Fondermann"
<bernd.fondermann@googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 20:00, Donald Whytock <dwhytock@gmail.com> wrote:
> > What happens to a dormant podling?  Are its files still accessible,
> > and does its licensing still apply?
> 
> I'd guess that the files remain accessible. However...
> Please use unreleased code, especially from the Incubator, with extreme
> care.
> Nobody, especially not the ASF, will grant for it.

Specifically, it is during the process of releasing that an ASF project
reviews the licenses included within a codebase. Taking code direct from
ASF subversion (and more particularly unreleased code), the ASF will
give no guarantees over licenses used. It would be legitimate to have
incompatibly licensed code in SVN, so long as it is removed before the
product is released.

So yes, the code will be there, but no, the ASF will not be making any
statements about the licensing credentials of that code. Do with it as
you wish.

Upayavira 

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