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From Antonio Sanso <asa...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Amber CLA status [Was: Old projects with incomplete copyright diligence]
Date Thu, 23 Aug 2012 07:32:48 GMT
Thanks a lot for your effort Henri,

 we will do as you suggested.

Do you thing we are missing anything else legally wise?

Regards

Antonio

On Aug 23, 2012, at 9:18 AM, Henri Yandell wrote:

> Sounds like you should sign off on the first item in the Copyright
> section of http://incubator.apache.org/projects/amber.html as "n/a".
> No code was relicensed to the ASF when Amber was created. Instead it
> was a fork of Uni of Newcastle code and that copyright remains on the
> code.
> 
> Hen
> 
> On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 1:00 AM, Antonio Sanso <asanso@adobe.com> wrote:
>> Hi Henri,
>> 
>> thanks for taking care of this.
>> 
>> IANAL but technically yes I think that the OAuth 2.0 part of Amber can be considered
as a fork.
>> 
>> Before to perform the first release we followed what has been suggested in LEGAL-134.
>> Did we miss something? Should we do something more or we can assume this legal issue
is over?
>> 
>> Thanks and regards
>> 
>> Antonio
>> 
>> 
>> On Aug 12, 2012, at 8:28 PM, Henri Yandell wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi Antonio,
>>> 
>>> This is about making sure that all software being contributed to
>>> Apache is covered by CLAs (continuous contribution) or the software
>>> license grant (single contribution). Legally it would also be fine to
>>> fork software under a Category A license, though it's frowned upon
>>> (ie: the status checkbox doesn't offer it as an option).
>>> 
>>> By the look of LEGAL-134, it sounds like Amber started as a fork of
>>> University of Newcastle code?
>>> 
>>> Hen
>>> 
>>> On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 7:39 AM, Antonio Sanso <asanso@adobe.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi Henri,
>>>> 
>>>> Amber wise we tracked this in [0].
>>>> Now I am not sure if we can also tick the box.
>>>> 
>>>> Regards
>>>> 
>>>> Antonio
>>>> 
>>>> [0] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-134
>>>> 
>>>> On Jul 8, 2012, at 4:22 AM, Henri Yandell wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> The following projects haven't signed off on the copyright checklist
item:
>>>>> 
>>>>> 2009-02-09  kato
>>>>> 2009-02-13  stonehenge
>>>>> 2009-05-13  socialsite
>>>>> 2010-05-19  amber
>>>>> 2010-09-05  nuvem
>>>>> 2010-11-12  kitty
>>>>> 2010-11-24  stanbol
>>>>> 2011-06-13  openofficeorg
>>>>> 
>>>>> Said checklist item is:
>>>>> 
>>>>> "Check and make sure that the papers that transfer rights to the ASF
>>>>> been received. It is only necessary to transfer rights for the
>>>>> package, the core code, and any new code produced by the project. "
>>>>> 
>>>>> How long do we host software without explicitly stating we have these
rights?
>>>>> 
>>>>> Personally I think 1 year is more than enough, even for OpenOffice.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Note that this list comes from
>>>>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/public/trunk/content/projects
>>>>> 
>>>>> Hen
>>>>> 
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