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From Ceki Gülcü <c...@qos.ch>
Subject RE: Incubation of log4* projects
Date Mon, 05 Jan 2004 17:56:42 GMT
At 12:24 AM 12/28/2003 +0000, Nicko Cadell wrote:
>Sorry for not responding. Been away for a few days. Strange being without
>email.
>
>As a first step to getting log4net into incubation I am conducting a full
>code audit to ensure that all the code ownership can be traced and can be
>assigned to apache (we don't want to make any mistakes here).

Yes, we would like to avoid any mistakes. Interestingly, enough, since
1.2beta1 (2002-06-30) log4net is distributed under an Apache License a
copy of which can be found below.

This is actually a practice frowned upon by the ASF, but in this case
it may make things a little simpler. Indeed, by virtue of its license
log4net has been saying that the ASF owns the code since June 2002. I
don't see how any contributor could oppose it becoming an ASF project
and at the same time allow it to be distributed under the ASF license
and with an ASF *copyright*.

Given the above and assuming that the Logging PMC agrees, I will ask
the ASF to create an account for all the log4net committers who have
signed and sent in their CLA. The address of where it should be sent
is part of the text. When you do send in your CLA, please let me know
so I can take the necessary actions. The CLA can be found here:

http://www.apache.org/licenses/cla.txt

In a separate message I will ask the Logging PMC to formally endorse
this move.

Here is the license shipped with log4net 1.2 Betax:


/*
  * 
============================================================================
  *                   The Apache Software License, Version 1.1
  * 
============================================================================
  *
  *    Copyright (C) 1999 The Apache Software Foundation. All rights reserved.
  *
  * Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without 
modifica-
  * tion, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:
  *
  * 1. Redistributions of  source code must  retain the above 
copyright  notice,
  *    this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
  *
  * 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright 
notice,
  *    this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the 
documentation
  *    and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
  *
  * 3. The end-user documentation included with the redistribution, if any, 
must
  *    include  the following  acknowledgment:  "This product 
includes  software
  *    developed  by the  Apache Software 
Foundation  (http://www.apache.org/)."
  *    Alternately, this  acknowledgment may  appear in the software 
itself,  if
  *    and wherever such third-party acknowledgments normally appear.
  *
  * 4. The names "log4j" and  "Apache Software Foundation"  must not be used to
  *    endorse  or promote  products derived  from this  software 
without  prior
  *    written permission. For written permission, please contact
  *    apache@apache.org.
  *
  * 5. Products  derived from this software may not  be called "Apache", 
nor may
  *    "Apache" appear  in their name,  without prior written 
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  *    Apache Software Foundation.
  *
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>I will also make sure that all the committers are able to sign the relevant
>documentation.
>
>Hopefully we should be able to make some progress over the next few days.
>
>Nicko
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ceki Gülcü [mailto:ceki@qos.ch]
> > Sent: 23 December 2003 14:07
> > To: Logging General
> > Cc: nicko@neoworks.com
> > Subject: Re: Incubation of log4* projects
> >
> >
> >
> > Nicko,
> >
> > Should we start with log4net to push the process forward?
> >
> > At 12:27 PM 12/23/2003 +0100, Ceki Gülcü wrote:
> >
> > >To begin with, I'd like to inform you that this list is archived at:
> > >
> > >   http://nagoya.apache.org/eyebrowse/SummarizeList?listId=199
> > >
> > >The exact incubation process is still the subject of
> > internal debate at
> > >the ASF. So I am unable to present you at this time with an ironclad
> > >procedure.
> > >
> > >However, regardless the of exact name of such an such
> > mailing list or
> > >the precise web-address where the incubation will occur, we need to
> > >have the developers of the software to publicly and formally express
> > >their consent to donating their code to the ASF.
> > >
> > >First the individual(s) or corporation(s) holding the
> > copyright must be
> > >identified and listed somewhere. Those individual(s) or
> > >corporation(s) should sign a Software grant. See
> > >http://apache.org/licenses/software-grant.txt.
> > >
> > >Second, the individual(s) wishing to continue to work on
> > their software
> > >within the ASF must a sign a CLA. See
> > >http://apache.org/licenses/cla.txt or
> > >http://apache.org/licenses/cla.pdf. There is also a CLA for
> > >corporations http://apache.org/licenses/cla-corporate.txt.
> > >
> > >Please let us know if any of the above is unclear or if you
> > need help
> > >with the paperwork.
> > >
> > >
> > >--
> > >Ceki Gülcü
> > >
> > >      For log4j documentation consider "The complete log4j manual"
> > >      ISBN: 2970036908 http://www.qos.ch/shop/products/clm_t.jsp
> > >
> >
> > --
> > Ceki Gülcü
> >
> >       For log4j documentation consider "The complete log4j manual"
> >       ISBN: 2970036908 http://www.qos.ch/shop/products/clm_t.jsp
> >
> >

-- 
Ceki Gülcü

      For log4j documentation consider "The complete log4j manual"
      ISBN: 2970036908 http://www.qos.ch/shop/products/clm_t.jsp  



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