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From Upayavira ...@odoko.co.uk>
Subject Re: [lucy-dev] Grant progress
Date Thu, 30 Sep 2010 16:34:11 GMT
I can certainly watch for this stuff.

Upayavira

On Thu, 2010-09-30 at 09:28 -0700, Marvin Humphrey wrote: 
> Greets,
> 
> The software grant for the KinoSearch codebase is moving forward:
> 
>     https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LUCY-122
> 
>     * The snapshot tarball has been attached to JIRA.
>     * A modified SGA form has been prepared as per option 2 of
>       <http://incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/index.html#notes>.
>     * Email has been sent out to all parties that we need to participate in
>       the grant requesting that they print, sign and send in the SGA.
> 
> One contributor who has faxed in his form already has asked for confirmation
> that it was received.  I'd also like to be able to find out who has sent in
> forms so that I can thank those who have sent them and, after a week has
> passed, follow up with those whose forms are still missing.  Is it possible
> for for a Member of the ASF (as all our Mentors are) to peer into the process
> and see such information?  According to the IP Clearance form, it should be
> possible to see the grant in a "grants.txt" file:
> 
>     http://incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/ip-clearance-template.html
> 
>     Receipt of the software grant form must be acknowledged by an Officer of the
>     ASF by recording in the correct file (grants.txt for a License Grant or
>     cclas.txt for a Corporate CLA). In most normal circumstances, the officer
>     should be the ASF Secretary, who must be provided a copy of the grant or CCLA
>     in any case (if not originally sent or Emailed to him). 
> 
> However, that may only refer to acknowledgment on completion, and it's not
> clear whether there is a way of monitoring the status of a multi-party grant
> in progress.
> 
> Also, perhaps we should email secretary@a.o a heads-up regarding the grant?
> As of now, the Secretary has started receiving documents, but it may not be
> clear what they are -- the form does not mention "Lucy".  Nevertheless, I
> believe that either Sam Ruby or Craig Russell is the Secretary and they are at
> least both aware of "KinoSearch" and its relation to the Lucy podling.
> 
> This blog post from Sam Ruby about the Apache Secretary workflow seems like it
> might be of interest:
> 
>     http://intertwingly.net/blog/2010/01/28/Secretary-Workflow
> 
> Marvin Humphrey
> 



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