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From Scott O'Bryan <darkar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Fwd: Software Grant through Intellectual Property Clearance in MyFaces
Date Thu, 26 Jul 2007 16:30:01 GMT
:)  Yup.  Sounds good to me.

Martin Marinschek wrote:
> Sure, I said you gonna try everything - if it is completely against
> the rules, you can't do it.
>
> regards,
>
> Martin
>
> On 7/26/07, Scott O'Bryan <darkarena@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Cool, thanks Martin.  Just make sure they know if they ask that we are
>> hoping the TCK will be under the ASL, but that that's not a definite
>> yet.  Because this is a portlet framework, I believe we're going to try
>> to leverage the JSR-168 test harness and we need to make sure that
>> everything complies with the latest JCP Guidelines.  But it is our
>> intention to use the ASL.  :)
>>
>> Scott
>>
>> Martin Marinschek wrote:
>> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> > From: Martin Marinschek <martin.marinschek@gmail.com>
>> > Date: Jul 26, 2007 6:16 PM
>> > Subject: Software Grant through Intellectual Property Clearance in
>> > MyFaces
>> > To: general@incubator.apache.org
>> >
>> >
>> > Hi *,
>> >
>> > we have a situation over at the MyFaces project which is a pretty
>> > straightforward code-grant.
>> >
>> > Oracle wants to donate the code of a JSF-portlet-bridge which would
>> > fit well with MyFaces. We do already have some bridge code at MyFaces,
>> > but it is not as complete as this donation would be, and it doesn't
>> > comply to the corresponding standard.
>> >
>> > The possibly donated jsf-portlet-bridge is the reference
>> > implementation of JSR-301 - it would fit well for several projects at
>> > the ASF to have this code ASL licensed. It is important relating to
>> > recent discussions on jcp-open to say that Scott O'Bryan has said the
>> > bridge-team will try everything to release the according TCK under the
>> > ASL license as well.
>> >
>> > In comparison to the recent incubation projects in MyFaces, which are
>> > ADF-Faces --> Trinidad and the Rich Client Framework the codebase is
>> > not very large and would not need any community building around it nor
>> > would it be necessary to bring an existing community to the ASF - as
>> > already 4 members of the MyFaces community know the ins and outs of
>> > this or similar bridges and can easily take over the code and maintain
>> > it (and there is sufficient interest to do so). Scott O'Bryan, one of
>> > the existing developers of the bridge at Oracle, is also a MyFaces
>> > committer.
>> >
>> > So in our understanding, incubation is not necessary, as no community
>> > needs to be incubated. If there are any objections, though, we'll
>> > certainly rethink this point of view - this is why I'm asking for
>> > comments here.
>> >
>> > regards,
>> >
>> > Martin
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>
>


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