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From Bernd Fondermann <bernd.fonderm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: IP Clearance before releasing
Date Sun, 08 Dec 2013 14:14:25 GMT
On Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 12:43 AM, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com>wrote:

> Greets,
>
> I read in the Tajo report and I see on the dev list that the Tajo
> developers
> are now diligently tackling IP clearance:
>
>     http://s.apache.org/00w
>
>     In my view, IP clearance is only the remain work for graduation.
>

That was also my understanding, that IP clearance is important, and
neccessary for successful incubation, but incubator releases are orthogonal
and therefore carry a disclaimer being not fully vetted Apache releases
because of IP and other open issues.
Have I missed a change here to our policie?


> However, the fact that this is only happening now represents a failure of
> the
> IPMC.  Tajo made a release last month.  That release should not have gotten
> our go-ahead until IP clearance was completed[1].
>

In the reference "[1]", what exactly are you referring to?


> [1] http://incubator.apache.org/projects/tajo.html
>     http://incubator.apache.org/incubation/Incubation_Policy.html#Releases
>     http://incubator.apache.org/guides/mentor.html#initial-ip-clearance
>

Thanks,

  Bernd

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