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From Joe Schaefer <joe_schae...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Initial source files (was: OpenOffice: were are we now?)
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2011 13:07:03 GMT
Like most aspects of Apache, it's easier to ask for forgiveness

than to seek permission, epecially when we don't all agree on
the necessity of it ;-).


----- Original Message ----
> From: Simon Phipps <simon@webmink.com>
> To: general@incubator.apache.org
> Sent: Mon, June 6, 2011 9:02:00 AM
> Subject: Re: Initial source files (was: OpenOffice: were are we now?)
> 
> On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 1:52 PM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com> wrote:
> 
> >
> >  On Jun 5, 2011, at 8:17 PM, Simon Phipps wrote:
> >
> > > On Mon, Jun  6, 2011 at 1:06 AM, <robert_weir@us.ibm.com>  wrote:
> > >
> > >>> I would recommend altering the  proposal. "We have the set of files
> > >>> specified in the  software grant. During incubation, we will seek a
> > >>> grant to  the following groups of code: <bullet list>"
> > >>
> >  >>
> > >> Done.
> > >>
> > >
> > > Beat  me to it :-)   We still need to get that list fleshed out though,  
so
> > it
> > > probably out to have its own wiki page somewhere,  no?
> >
> > Simon, just a procedural pointL it's not quite kosher for  just anyone
> > to change an ASF podling proposal. In general, the sponsor,  champion
> > and initial submitters have that authority (after all, it is  *their*
> > proposal). People are encouraged to add themselves as  contributors,
> > of course, but substantial changes to the actual proposal  are not,
> > in general, accepted.
> >
> > Sorry Jim - I actually  asked Sam and others about this earlier[1] and he
> told me to go right  ahead[2][3]. Clearly I was right to be reticent[1] and
> I'll be sure not to  consider it  again.
> 
> S.
> 
> [1]
>http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-general/201106.mbox/%3CBANLkTikK61x_bHDB+Csp3UM9X3xbmgmRjg@mail.gmail.com%3E
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> [2]
>http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-general/201106.mbox/%3CBANLkTimMWBNVpFVwFk8cHcQ_cZ=zqL=boA@mail.gmail.com%3E
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> [3]
>http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-general/201106.mbox/%3CBANLkTinyi_McBmxYj2Ao-Un6UVTZdNCZNQ@mail.gmail.com%3E
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> 

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