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From Jeremias Maerki <...@jeremias-maerki.ch>
Subject Re: Incubation work items
Date Fri, 25 Jul 2008 07:20:07 GMT
On 25.07.2008 08:53:36 Jeremias Maerki wrote:
> On 24.07.2008 10:41:31 Charles Matthew Chen wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> >    I was reviewing the "Incubation work items" section of the
> > "Sanselan Project Incubation Status" page.
> > 
> > http://incubator.apache.org/projects/sanselan.html
> > 
> >    I have the impression that many of the work items have been done or
> > don't apply.
> > 
> > """
> > x. 	Make sure that the requested project name does not already exist
> > and check www.nameprotect.com to be sure that the name is not already
> > trademarked for an existing software product.
> > """
> > 
> >    sanselan.com was indeed available; I registered it this morning.  I
> > can transfer this to Apache whenever it is appropriate.
> 
> I don't think that was necessary. We don't usually do that for any of
> the other projects.
> 
> > """
> > x. Subscribe all Mentors on the pmc and general lists.
> > x. Give all Mentors access to the incubator SVN repository. (to be
> > done by PMC chair)
> > x. Tell Mentors to track progress in the file
> > 'incubator/projects/{project.name}.html'
> > """
> > 
> >    I'm not sure where these stand.
> 
> We mentors should do our jobs and update the checklist. ;-) Will do an
> update round right away.

Done some updates now. Can't publish, though: no permissions.

> > """
> > x. 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.
> > """
> > 
> >    I believe this paperwork was done a year ago.
> 
> Have we really done this properly? http://incubator.apache.org/guides/mentor.html#initial-provenance

Do we have a list of contributors (for any non-trivial changes to
Sanselan) somewhere? And have they all submitted their ICLA?

> > """
> > x. Check and make sure that the files that have been donated have been
> > updated to reflect the new ASF copyright.
> > """
> > 
> >    Does this simply refer to the Apache License header in the source
> > files?  If so, I believe RAT has proven helpful in demonstrating that
> > this is done.
> 
> Yes
> 
> > """
> > x. Check and make sure that for all code included with the
> > distribution that is not under the Apache license, e have the right to
> > combine with Apache-licensed code and redistribute.
> > x. Check and make sure that all source code distributed by the project
> > is covered by one or more of the following approved licenses: Apache,
> > BSD, Artistic, MIT/X, MIT/W3C, MPL 1.1, or something with essentially
> > the same terms.
> > """
> > 
> >    All of the code in the distribution is under the Apache License 2.0.
> 
> /me nods.
> 
> > """
> > x. Check that all active committers have submitted a contributors agreement.
> > x. Add all active committers in the STATUS file.
> > x. Ask root for the creation of committers' accounts on people.apache.org.
> > """
> > 
> >    I believe this is done.
> 
> STATUS file, where? I assume this means http://incubator.apache.org/projects/sanselan.html
> 
> 
> > """
> > x. Ask infrastructure to create source repository modules and grant
> > the committers karma.
> > x. Ask infrastructure to set up and archive Mailing lists.
> > x. Decide about and then ask infrastructure to setup an issuetracking
> > system (Bugzilla, Scarab, Jira).
> > x. Migrate the project to our infrastructure.
> > """
> > 
> >    I believe this is done as well.
> 
> Yes.
> 
> >    Is there anything on this list we need to address?
> 
> Will know more when I updates the status page.

For me, the only open question is about the contributors' ICLAs.

> > Thanks,
> >   Charles
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Jeremias Maerki
> 




Jeremias Maerki


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