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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] 3 month deadline on CLA item
Date Wed, 03 Aug 2011 04:46:09 GMT
On 2011-08-03, Henri Yandell wrote:

>> Stefan wrote:

>> Currently I'm mentor of a podling where one of the original contributors
>> who enthusiastically supported the move to the ASF has gone MIA for
>> several month now without any sort of CLA or grant in sight.  In such a
>> situation you hope your reminder mails have been lost, there is some
>> sort of vacation and things will work out.  You wait until you realize
>> it is time to act because nothing is going to happen.  In such a case
>> three month get eaten up quickly.

> And resolving this is the #1 priority issue for the project right? :)

It has become so a few weeks ago, yes. 8-)

> [obviously I don't know the details; could be it's a situation where
> the previous license was fair enough, in which case I'd look to just
> live with that license and wash my hands of it all :) ].

The previuos license is the Apache License 2.0, this shouldn't pose any
problem.

In the concrete case much of the code is in "plugins" that can be simply
removed and/or rewritten.  The latter might be a good way to attract new
devs.

> ---

> So from this I seem to see support. I'll kick off a vote,
> incorporating the feedback above.

Thank you

Stefan

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