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From "robert burrell donkin" <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] New ASF/JCP Policies
Date Sun, 15 Jul 2007 17:40:16 GMT
On 7/15/07, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
> There *is* an awful lot of heat on Sun at this point about this issue.
>
> We aren't the only ones pushing Sun to do the right thing.  We're
> just the only one doing it in public, and that was only after quite a
> bit of time spent doing it in private.
>
> geir
>
> On Jul 15, 2007, at 9:49 AM, Wade Chandler wrote:
>
> > The main point is there is a process, and in this
> > hypothetical JSR the objective would be to go back to
> > the license confirmation cycle and re-address it. This
> > way you or who ever at Apache are not the only folks
> > working on the issue with Sun. You can get all the
> > other companies and involved individuals in on the
> > process. So, it puts more heat on the matter and in a
> > way which is inline with the JCP processes. Is it
> > possible or at least considerable? I may just be me,
> > but I think this would help the entire community at
> > large (Java community that is).

+1

we were looking for effective means of increasing pressure without
having to withdraw immediately. using the process is not only the
right thing to do (we should try to exhaust the proper channels first)
but is a public action that apache can take immediately.

- robert

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