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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: Old projects with incomplete copyright diligence
Date Sun, 08 Jul 2012 21:36:22 GMT
Am 07/08/2012 01:04 PM, schrieb Rob Weir:
> On Sun, Jul 8, 2012 at 1:05 AM, Ross Gardler<rgardler@opendirective.com>  wrote:
>> Seems we missed a bit of process...
>>
>>  From a mobile device - forgive errors and terseness
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: "Henri Yandell"<flamefew@gmail.com>
>> Date: Jul 8, 2012 3:22 AM
>> Subject: Old projects with incomplete copyright diligence
>> To: "general-incubator"<general@incubator.apache.org>
>>
>> The following projects haven't signed off on the copyright checklist item:
>>
>> 2009-02-09  kato
>> 2009-02-13  stonehenge
>> 2009-05-13  socialsite
>> 2010-05-19  amber
>> 2010-09-05  nuvem
>> 2010-11-12  kitty
>> 2010-11-24  stanbol
>> 2011-06-13  openofficeorg
>>
>> Said checklist item is:
>>
>>    "Check and make sure that the papers that transfer rights to the ASF
>> been received. It is only necessary to transfer rights for the
>> package, the core code, and any new code produced by the project. "
>>
>> How long do we host software without explicitly stating we have these
>> rights?
>>
>> Personally I think 1 year is more than enough, even for OpenOffice.
>>
>
> Our practice has been to not check in code until after an SGA has been
> received, e.g., the main OOo contribution from Oracle, the Symphony
> contribution from IBM and the UOF 2.0 contribution from CS2C.
>
> So I assume we just need to fill in a date here in the "copyright" section:
>
> http://incubator.apache.org/projects/openofficeorg.html
>
> But what date?  The first SGA?  The most recent SGA?  This is an
> ongoing effort, for any living project that gets ongoing contributions
> of existing corporate code.  I expect it will continue as a TLP as
> well.

When we put in the first and the most recent date, maybe someone from 
the Apache officials can tell which is *the* date. Otherwise we hit it 
anyway.

My 2 ct.

Marcus



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