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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (SANSELAN-1) Initial code drop
Date Wed, 24 Oct 2007 03:10:49 GMT

On Oct 23, 2007, at 7:54 PM, Charles Matthew Chen wrote:

>    Can anyone point me to some documentation about Apache's
> policy/guidelines for adding data (such as images) to the repo for
> unit testing purposes?

This is draft policy.

>    I've found many public domain images on the net which we could use
> as a starting point for writing unit tests.  Is it sufficient for them
> to be in the public domain?

Yes. What we need to do is to put the license text if any into the  
NOTICES file identifying the images by file name or directory name.  
I'm assuming that the images themselves don't "self identify" since  
they're in some binary format.

>    See below.
> Thanks,
>    Charles.
>>    I have a suite of unit tests but they depend on my image library
>> which I do not own the IP rights to.  Many were given to me as  
>> part of
>> bug reports.  I'm going to start working on a new suite of unit  
>> tests.
>>    What's the policy for adding this kind of data to the repo?  Is it
>> sufficient for the image to be in the public domain, or do we need a
>> CLA (or some such) from each image source?

Craig Russell
Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System
408 276-5638
P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!

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