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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Questions for the cheap seats. - Priming the Pump
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2011 04:21:47 GMT
Sorry, but we don't typically release code from not-passed proposals
or failed podlings. This would be an extraordinary circumstance, which
is why I mentioned the Board input.

So... I would not recommend this as a "first step" since it would be
abnormal. Tarballs on the sly aren't good; the ASF wants a proper,
vetted release.

Cheers,
-g

On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 00:00, Dennis E. Hamilton
<dennis.hamilton@acm.org> wrote:
> I think this should be the very first step regardless, even for first materials accessible
from the podling.
>
> The next would be to figure out how to stage it onto the Apache infrastructure, build
what can be built, see what the deltas are, etc.
>
> This sort of preservation and assessment seems indispensible in getting going and seeing
what the opportunities are.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg Stein [mailto:gstein@gmail.com]
> Sent: Sunday, June 05, 2011 20:45
> To: general@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Questions for the cheap seats.
>
> [ ... ]
>
> Not speaking for the Board, but this is what I'd lobby for: that we package up all the
code that was granted to us, apply the ALv2, and drop the tarball onto archive.apache.org.
>
> Third parties could pick up that code under the ALv2 license, but it would never be a
"released product from Apache". Other producers of OOo-related software could incorporate
that code, should they wish.
>
> [ ... ]
>
>
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