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From Marvin Humphrey <>
Subject Re: IP Clearance Questions
Date Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18:09:57 GMT
On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 6:31 AM, Niclas Hedhman <> wrote:
> I would like to bring this question up again. BLOCKER.
> The
> document states that
> <quote>
> *Note:* the grant form *must* be acknowledged before continuing. If the
> source is referenced by checksum in the grant, commit the canonical tarball
> for the donated code into the incubator drop area
> (/repos/asf/incubator/donations) together with a checksum and a detached
> signature. This will ensure that apache has a legal record of the grant.
> </quote>
> which means that no one can complete this, without the "drop area", unless
> there is a new process and this document is out of date.

JIRA has been used for this purpose before.  However, if we're going to the
trouble of codifying this process, is there any reason not to `svn mkdir` the
`donations` directory and use it henceforth?

There are also outdated references to "ASF SVN" in that document which should
be changed to "ASF version control" or similar.

Marvin Humphrey

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