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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: package names (was Re: PLEASE READ: package names, trademarks and legal advice)
Date Fri, 25 Jan 2008 06:16:33 GMT
I'll need to take a closer look at this thread before recommending  
anything. I'll probably have some questions.

By the way, the fact that this discussion is happening on the dev  
alias with plenty of community input is a very positive thing, so keep  
it up.



On Jan 24, 2008, at 5:18 AM, Janne Jalkanen wrote:

>> I would therefore suggest that:
>> 1) the code be imported into apache svn
>> 2) the licensing be changed, but NOT the packagenames
>> 3) a 2.8.0 release be made from the site, as a  
>> release, using the code taken from the apache svn. This release  
>> will be
>> under the Apache license, but with the existing packagenames and  
>> stating
>> that it is a product, not an ASF product (ie NOTICE etc
>> refer to or ecyrd).
>> 4) then the packagenames can be changed in apache svn, NOTICE  
>> updated,
>> promotion from incubator to full project can happen, and a 3.0 ASF
>> release of the code can be made.
> This sounds like a good approach.  I like it :-)
>> (a) work can be done in the asf repository, using asf procedures, asf
>> mailing lists etc. This will provide evidence of the community  
>> necessary
>> for promotion from the incubator. The cvs should be  
>> frozen
>> at the time of import into apache svn, so there is only one "active"
>> repository.
> Yes, I would very much like to freeze the cvs and create  
> a separate 2.6 branch in the apache svn.
>> (b) the move to ASF doesn't block release of a jspwiki 2.8.0 release.
>> That release cannot be made under the ASF name, but that doesn't  
>> matter.
> Yes, because in every respect it would be just as good as an ASF  
> release, and it would still be covered by Apache license.
>> *Note that this is just my opinion*. The project mentor/incubator PMC
>> are the ones who would have to ok this.
> O Mentor, what is thy bidding?
> /Janne

Craig Russell
Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System
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P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!

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