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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: OpenOffice.org Apache Licensing Q's [was: Incubator Proposal]
Date Thu, 02 Jun 2011 17:00:44 GMT
On 6/2/2011 11:45 AM, Greg Stein wrote:
> 
> We know the *precise* list of files that we have rights to. They are
> explicitly specified in the software grant recorded by the Secretary.
> 
> For all other files not listed: we have no special rights. Those files
> would be under their original license, terms, and copyrights.
> 
> There isn't much gray area here. The biggest problem is how to replace
> the stuff that we don't have rights to. And that is a problem for the
> podling's community to solve.

And it is not unfair to ask if the podling, once accepted, can reasonably
be expected to solve the problem and in some reasonable timeframe to allow
them to create an Apache release, because previous efforts have had very
mixed success.  So I'm asking upfront if this is realistic.

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