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From Carl Trieloff <cctriel...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: 'Handling Crypto..' - River project
Date Thu, 25 Oct 2007 19:02:31 GMT

Thanks, William,

I have come to learn that most of OSS is about getting the legal 
right... and I spend may hours
on legal every week. What is involved in becoming a member? I would be 
glad to contribute.

regards
Carl.


William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> [This is why we don't xpost.]
>
> Carl, every committer is invited to participate on legal-discuss.  The 
> 'other'
> internal list is really meant only for legal committee members (who 
> happen to be
> members of the ASF) and our legal counsel, because internal privileged 
> atty/client
> communications goes on in that forum.
>
> In the spirit of transparency, Q&A's should generally develop here on 
> legal-discuss,
> the legal eagles will argue over punctuation and capitalization on 
> legal-internal,
> and come back with final language.
>
> Bill
>
> Carl Trieloff wrote:
>>
>> Top-posting as it is related but different question. I would like to 
>> contribute to the
>> apache legal questions/ answers / discussing. What is the process for 
>> joining
>> apache legal?
>>
>> (I am not a lawyer)
>> Carl.
>>
>> William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>>> Keep in mind, "Sun" stuff wasn't necessarily handled under generally 
>>> available
>>> open source TSU (exception) classifications, but as commercial 
>>> "product".  This
>>> is, in part, why distributors may have issues using our exceptions 
>>> and our
>>> classifications (their export legal advisors know better).
>>>
>>> For these questions, always kick them across to legal-discuss@a.o 
>>> please :)
>>>
>>> Bill
>>>
>>> Jim Hurley wrote:
>>>> We're (River incubator project) trying to comply with:
>>>>     "Handling Cryptography within an ASF Release"
>>>>     <http://www.apache.org/dev/crypto.html>
>>>>
>>>> This process talks only about software that has been
>>>> self classified as 5D002 (has strong crypto classification).
>>>> Parts of the Sun Jini Technology Starter Kit (the base contribution
>>>> for the River project) were classified as 5D992.b.1, which is
>>>> a different classification.  From the ASF perspective, should
>>>> we treat this (5D992) classification as effectively "no crypto"?
>>>>
>>>> Need some guidance and insight to help us understand
>>>> what we need to do to comply.
>>>>
>>>> thanks -Jim
>>>> jhurley@apache.org
>>>>
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