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From "Matthias Wessendorf" <mat...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Filling out the form for the software grant for JSR-301
Date Thu, 27 Sep 2007 07:32:58 GMT
On 9/26/07, Scott O'Bryan <darkarena@gmail.com> wrote:
> As for issue #1, I think we've pretty much got all of the undated items
> done, but we're waiting for approval from the Spec lead on an open issue
> regarding the API of the bridge.  Initially the Spec lead was following
> the pattern of JSR-168 and he was including the API as part of the
> spec.  This meant that the API package would need to remain unchanged
> and all copyrights would continue to be held by Oracle.  This is why
> Pluto, for instance, builds against the JSR-168 binary api package.  The
> Expert Group discussed this and seems to be on-board with only making
> the Java docs part of the specification so we submitted an inquiry to
> the JCP regarding this issue and are waiting to hear back.  Once the
> spec lead returns and gives his approval, I'll upload the re-licensed
> files to JIRA and we can pretty much fill everything out.

what happens when there isn't an approval ?

>
> As for issue #2, I'm not sure what we need to do with that.  I think
> incubator said this could be handled as a code donation and NOT go
> though the formal incubator process, but I'm not sure if this
> constitutes a "vote" or not.  I'm pretty sure we have tentative approval
> from us (MyFaces) to accept the code donation and the ip-clearance seems
> to indicate that this would be good enough but we could have a more
> formal vote if people want.
>
> Scott
>
> Matthias Wessendorf wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > so, the page is online now ([1]).
> >
> > All we need is:
> > -fill out the missing things
> > -have a vote on general@incubator (or was there already a vote, can't
> > remember....)
> >
> > -Matthias
> >
> > [1] http://incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/jsr-301-ri.html
> >
> > On 9/3/07, Martin Marinschek <martin.marinschek@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> This is the form that needs to be prepared. Manfred, can you take over
> >> filling it out? It has to be an official or a member who does this.
> >>
> >> http://incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/index.html
> >>
> >> regards,
> >>
> >> Martin
> >>
> >> JSR 301 Reference Implementation Codebase Intellectual Property (IP)
> >> Clearance Status
> >> Description
> >>
> >> Describe the incoming codebase, including whether it is a large set of
> >> patches, new functional modules, etc.
> >> ----------------------------
> >>
> >> The codebase is the JSR 301 reference implementation.
> >>
> >> ----------------------------
> >>
> >> Project info
> >>
> >>     * Which PMC will be responsible for the code: Apache MyFaces
> >>
> >>     * Into which existing project/module: Apache MyFaces
> >>
> >>     * Officer or member managing donation: Manfred Geiler (?)
> >>
> >> Completed tasks are shown by the completion date (YYYY-MM-dd).
> >> Identify the codebase
> >> date    item
> >> 2007-09-03      If applicable, make sure that any associated name does not
> >> already exist and is not already trademarked for an existing software
> >> product.
> >>
> >> MD5 or SHA1 sum for donated software: (Note versioned software used to
> >> calculate sum in parentheses). - Scott, can you take this over?
> >>
> >> Copyright
> >> date    item
> >> ....-..-..      Check and make sure that the papers that transfer rights
> >> to the ASF have been received. It is only necessary to transfer rights
> >> for the package, the core code, and any new code produced by the
> >> project.
> >> ....-..-..      Check and make sure that the files that have been donated
> >> have been updated to reflect the new ASF copyright.
> >>
> >> Identify name recorded for software grant: the name of the grant as
> >> record in the grants.txt document so that the grant can be easily
> >> identified
> >> Verify distribution rights
> >>
> >> Corporations and individuals holding existing distribution rights:
> >>
> >>     * For individuals, use the name as recorded on the committers page
> >>
> >> date    item
> >> ....-..-..      Check that all active committers have a signed CLA on record.
> >> ....-..-..      Remind active committers that they are responsible for
> >> ensuring that a Corporate CLA is recorded if such is required to
> >> authorize their contributions under their individual CLA.
> >> ....-..-..      Check and make sure that for all items included with the
> >> distribution that is not under the Apache license, we have the right
> >> to combine with Apache-licensed code and redistribute.
> >> ....-..-..      Check and make sure that all items depended upon 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.
> >>
> >> Generally, the result of checking off these items will be a Software
> >> Grant, CLA, and Corporate CLA for ASF licensed code, which must have
> >> no dependencies upon items whose licenses that are incompatible with
> >> the Apache License.
> >> Organizational acceptance of responsibility for the project
> >>
> >> Related VOTEs:
> >>
> >>     * The VOTE thread accepting the donation may happen either before
> >> or after IP clearance. Adoption by lazy concensus is acceptable but
> >> not recommended.
> >>
> >>
> >>
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-- 
Matthias Wessendorf

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