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From Andreas Lehmkuehler <andr...@lehmi.de>
Subject Re: [IP CLEARANCE] Apache PDFBox JBIG2 ImageIO Plugin
Date Mon, 25 Sep 2017 05:17:38 GMT
Am 25.09.2017 um 03:07 schrieb Craig Russell:
> It might be useful to discuss under what terms we are considering incorporating this
code.
> 
> http://www.apache.org/licenses/#provenance describes three types of code. If we are preserving
the original (alv2) license and copyright it's ok to redistribute it with the original headers.
> 
> But if we are planning to change the headers to the standard Apache headers, then IP
provenance (with a corresponding a grant or CCLA) is needed and the headers can then be changed.
Levigo already did all the work. They changed the license, the headers and the 
java package names as well. They asked all contributors outside the core team if 
they are ok with changing the license, see [1]

Levigo filed an SGA and we have 4 ICLAs from the core team on file:

- Jörg Henne (He is already an Apache Directory committer [2] and managing the 
transfer)
- Matthäus Mayer
- Sebastian Holder (Levigo employee)
- Carolin Köhler (Levigo employee)

And we have a new CCLA on file for Carolin and Sebastian.

I hope this is the missing information you are looking for.

[1] https://github.com/levigo/jbig2-imageio/issues/31
[2] http://people.apache.org/phonebook.html?uid=hennejg

> 
> Craig
> 
>> On Sep 24, 2017, at 4:44 PM, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>> Andreas,
>>
>> So I wanted to dig into the code base further before responding.
>>
>> It seems like you've already done the work that is intended to be done once
>> the code is imported to an ASF repo.  As a person outside the project, I
>> have no idea who 'hennejg' is other than matching a committer on file.
>> Likewise, I'm not sure their relationship to 'levigo holding GmbH' however
>> they were the copyright holder.  Ideally we would want to see something
>> from that company indicating they are willing to license the code to the
>> ASF.  Since the code was GPL previously, I believe we would expect one of
>> the two forms I mentioned to be filed.  If we have an SGA, or we have some
>> confirmation that ICLAs are already on file for all of the contributors,
>> that would help here.
>>
>> John
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Sep 24, 2017 at 5:02 PM Andreas Lehmkuehler <andreas@lehmi.de>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Am 24.09.2017 um 22:57 schrieb Andreas Lehmkuehler:
>>>> Am 24.09.2017 um 20:31 schrieb John D. Ament:
>>>>> I can't find a grant on file that would convert the code from the prior
>>>>> license to Apache v2.  Were ICLA's filed by all contributors?
>>>> The SGA is about the version which is already ALv2 licensed. Just, do
>>> avoid
>>>> misunderstandings, do you have any doubts that the relicensing wasn't
>>> done
>>>> properly? Is some written proof necessary?
>>> Maybe, [1] is what you are looking for
>>>
>>> Andreas
>>>
>>> [1] https://github.com/levigo/jbig2-imageio/issues/31
>>>>
>>>> Andreas
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> If no I'm -1.
>>>>>
>>>>> John
>>>>>
>>>>> On Sun, Sep 24, 2017 at 10:14 AM Andreas Lehmkuehler <andreas@lehmi.de>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> the Apache PDFBox project has received a contribution of a JBIG2
>>> ImageIO
>>>>>> plugin.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> * The code is attached to PDFBOX-3906 [1]
>>>>>>
>>>>>> * The IP Clearance form has been committed to the Incubator website.
>>> [2]
>>>>>>
>>>>>> * A vote has passed on the dev@pdfbox mailing list [3]
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The clearance passes by lazy consensus if no -1 votes are cast within
>>>>>> the next 72 hours.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks and Regards
>>>>>> Andreas Lehmkühler
>>>>>>
>>>>>> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX-3906
>>>>>> [2] https://incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/pdfbox-jbig2.html
>>>>>> [3]
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/pdfbox-dev/201709.mbox/%3Cd99b6245-c11c-349f-c239-a4eca68fff2e%40lehmi.de%3E
>>>>>>
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