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From Josh Elser <josh.el...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Request for advice on code donation
Date Thu, 14 Jan 2016 20:56:46 GMT
Well then, that's an easy resolution :)

Thanks, Ross (and everyone else). I'll just ignore the lack of CCLA and 
make note of this.

Ross Gardler wrote:
> CCLA is optional for ASF
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Josh Elser [mailto:josh.elser@gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:34 PM
> To: dev@slider.incubator.apache.org
> Cc: general@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Request for advice on code donation
>
> https://github.com/apache/incubator-slider/pull/3/commits
>
> jbnote is the unresponsive party in question. There are a modest number of commits and
changes from him.
>
> Alex -- that's the thing. Aside from a "I'll get you a CCLA from my employer" 2 months
ago, I haven't heard anything from this fellow.
>
> Ted Dunning wrote:
>> How big are the contributions in question?
>>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jan 14, 2016 at 11:37 AM, Alex Harui<aharui@adobe.com>   wrote:
>>
>>> Looks like the repo was placed under the Apache License long before
>>> this individual contributed.  So, IMO, if you are convinced this
>>> individual and his employer knew his contributions were placed under
>>> the Apache License you could gamble and accept his contributions.  If
>>> you get an objection later, you can delete and re-implement the contributions.
>>>
>>> My 2 cents,
>>> -Alex
>>>
>>> On 1/14/16, 10:45 AM, "Josh Elser"<elserj@apache.org>   wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> (with my podling member hat on)
>>>>
>>>> We have a bit of a problem over in Slider with a code donation. Full
>>>> details can be found at
>>>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3a%2f%2fiss
>>>> ues.apache.org%2fjira%2fbrowse%2fSLIDER-977&data=01%7c01%7cRoss.Gard
>>>> ler%40microsoft.com%7c5c368269179f4c748f3c08d31d220958%7c72f988bf86f
>>>> 141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=wwsW0v2jmQlT8%2fszr7U6O3VcAP6uhg%2fk
>>>> Li9QE%2fmVr1k%3d
>>>>
>>>> In short, an app-package (a modular chunk of code that Slider runs
>>>> on Apache Hadoop's YARN ) for Kafka was offered to be included in Slider.
>>>> Slider would love to accept it. We've gotten IP clearance from all
>>>> but one party who contributed to it.
>>>>
>>>> To the best of my knowledge, this individual contributed code to
>>>> this Kafka app-package and his company could also lay claim to his
>>>> contribution. He already had an ICLA on file, but no CCLA from his
>>>> company.
>>>>
>>>> Two months later, multiple pings on JIRA and even a personal email,
>>>> this person seems to be AWOL. Given my understanding of the rules,
>>>> we can't proceed because we don't have the ability to prove all
>>>> potential previous ownership of this codebase has been granted to the ASF.
>>>>
>>>> Any advice on how we could try to move this forward?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks.
>>>>
>>>> - Josh
>>>>
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