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From Henri Yandell <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Amber CLA status [Was: Old projects with incomplete copyright diligence]
Date Thu, 23 Aug 2012 07:51:59 GMT
There are other legal items on that page that you should review and
decide if you can check off. If you're releasing, then I would expect
that page to have no unfinished tasks.

Hen

On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 12:32 AM, Antonio Sanso <asanso@adobe.com> wrote:
> 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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