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From Simon Phipps <si...@webmink.com>
Subject Re: Code covered by the Oracle grant
Date Tue, 07 Jun 2011 17:14:20 GMT
That's very helpful, thanks Andrew.  Will Oracle also be providing the
work-in-progress CWS[1] please?

Thanks

S.

[1] http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1792694/cws.ods


On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 6:08 PM, Andrew Rist <andrew.rist@oracle.com> wrote:

> It is Oracle's intent to provide to ASF the files needed to build OOo,
> taking into account licensing and ownership issues.
> This includes binary artifacts such as the OOo artwork and translation
> databases.  I am following the discussions here closely,
> and I am collected all of the lists that are provided.
>
> In order to execute the standard ASF Software Grant we were required to
> come up with an initial list of files, and so the list,
> which has been distributed, is exactly that - an initial list.
>
> As previous stated [1][2], Oracle wants to provide what is needed for the
> continuity of the OOo project.  In terms of svn history
> and such, that becomes more of an issue for the podling to decide, and is
> discussed in the podling documentation [3].
>
>
>
> references:
> [1]
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-general/201106.mbox/%3C4DE9BB9A.7040002@oracle.com%3E
> [2]
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-general/201106.mbox/%3C4DE9BD98.3050600@oracle.com%3E
> [3]
> http://incubator.apache.org/guides/mentor.html#initial-import-code-dump
>
>
> On 6/7/2011 5:23 AM, Sam Ruby wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 8:00 AM, Simon Phipps<simon@webmink.com>  wrote:
>>
>>> It seems entirely reasonable, though, to expect Oracle
>>> to provide a firm commitment that they will relicense any and all files
>>> in
>>> the repository that they own, including CWS. Sam, does the current
>>> commitment from Apache give that assurance, or is it something we should
>>> ask
>>> you to seek?
>>>
>>
>> I will simply state again that it is my expectation that if we make
>> reasonable requests and that if those requests are within Oracle's
>> power to fulfill those requests, that we will obtain subsequent
>> software grants.
>>
>>
>>
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