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From Matt Franklin <m.ben.frank...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Incubator PMC/Board report for Aug 2013 ([ppmc])
Date Sun, 04 Aug 2013 20:28:45 GMT
On Sun, Aug 4, 2013 at 4:25 PM, Kasper Sørensen <
i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com> wrote:

> Good point about Jackcess Dave. Actually I had in my mind that it was
> MIT licensed, but it seems you're right! So we gotta figure something
> out. Is it even allowed for Apache projects to release with such a
> dependency, I think not?
>

Correct.  We cannot produce any kind of release that includes GPL code or
binaries.


>
> An option could be to NOT include the MetaModel-Access module in the
> Apache codebase at all. Instead let us at Human Inference release it
> as a third party module. We already do this with the SAS module [1]
> and will start doing it with the dBase module [2] , for the same
> reason. This is obviously not an attempt from our side to exclude
> these modules from the apache space, but just because we don't control
> that licensed code and we would like to retain (in some form) the wide
> connectivity of MetaModel, also after moving to Apache.
>

It is an acceptable work around though it would be better if we could
refactor to a non-GPL dependency that accomplishes the same function.


>
> [1] Also LGPL; SassyReader - http://sassyreader.eobjects.org
> [2] Also LGPL; Recently made a fork of that module from the old
> MetaModel project, but compatible with the new Apache namespace at
> http://eobjects.org/svn/DeeBaseReader/trunk/ (does not have a website
> or something like that yet).
>
> 2013/8/4 Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net>:
> > There should be some discussion about IP clearance in advance of a first
> release.
> >
> > Has the podling discussed how to properly handle GPL dependencies like
> Jackcess? These will need to be optional in an Apache Release.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Dave
> >
> > On Aug 4, 2013, at 12:22 AM, Henry Saputra wrote:
> >
> >> Any volunteer to prepare report this month?
> >>
> >> Arvind's recommendation is great but we will try baby steps to prepare
> the
> >> complete report.
> >>
> >> We just need to say that all  INFRA work is done and we are start
> ramping
> >> up on development.
> >> Also website and wiki is up and running so people can start visiting to
> get
> >> more info.
> >>
> >> - Henry
> >>
> >>
> >> On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 9:20 AM, Marvin <no-reply@apache.org> wrote:
> >>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Dear podling,
> >>>
> >>> This email was sent by an automated system on behalf of the Apache
> >>> Incubator PMC.
> >>> It is an initial reminder to give you plenty of time to prepare your
> >>> quarterly
> >>> board report.
> >>>
> >>> The board meeting is scheduled for Wed, 21 August 2013, 10:30:00:00
> PST.
> >>> The report
> >>> for your podling will form a part of the Incubator PMC report. The
> >>> Incubator PMC
> >>> requires your report to be submitted 2 weeks before the board meeting,
> to
> >>> allow
> >>> sufficient time for review and submission (Wed, Aug 7th).
> >>>
> >>> Please submit your report with sufficient time to allow the incubator
> PMC,
> >>> and
> >>> subsequently board members to review and digest. Again, the very
> latest you
> >>> should submit your report is 2 weeks prior to the board meeting.
> >>>
> >>> Thanks,
> >>>
> >>> The Apache Incubator PMC
> >>>
> >>> Submitting your Report
> >>> ----------------------
> >>>
> >>> Your report should contain the following:
> >>>
> >>> * Your project name
> >>> * A brief description of your project, which assumes no knowledge of
> the
> >>> project
> >>>   or necessarily of its field
> >>> * A list of the three most important issues to address in the move
> towards
> >>>   graduation.
> >>> * Any issues that the Incubator PMC or ASF Board might wish/need to be
> >>> aware of
> >>> * How has the community developed since the last report
> >>> * How has the project developed since the last report.
> >>>
> >>> This should be appended to the Incubator Wiki page at:
> >>>
> >>>  http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/August2013
> >>>
> >>> Note: This manually populated. You may need to wait a little before
> this
> >>> page is
> >>>      created from a template.
> >>>
> >>> Mentors
> >>> -------
> >>> Mentors should review reports for their project(s) and sign them off
> on the
> >>> Incubator wiki page. Signing off reports shows that you are following
> the
> >>> project - projects that are not signed may raise alarms for the
> Incubator
> >>> PMC.
> >>>
> >>> Incubator PMC
> >>>
> >>>
> >
>

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