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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: Release Policy
Date Sat, 24 May 2014 00:59:06 GMT
Also..

https://github.com/apache/httpd/releases
On May 23, 2014 10:36 AM, "Jim Jagielski" <jim@jagunet.com> wrote:

> Look at the license. The license applies to the work.
> Is a file in a vcs somewhere a "work"? For some entities,
> like various Github projects, which muddy the whole
> concepts around release, distribution, etc... then
> the simply placement of a file on a public repo may
> be enough, for the owner/holder, to comprise a "release"
> in sufficient amount to have the license apply.
>
> On May 23, 2014, at 7:53 AM, Richard Eckart de Castilho <rec@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > On 23.05.2014, at 13:49, Jim Jagielski <jim@jaguNET.com> wrote:
> >
> >> On May 22, 2014, at 5:04 PM, Mark Struberg <struberg@yahoo.de> wrote:
> >>
> >>>> I disagree. One of the primary reasons for the release policy being
> >>>> defined as it is is to provide a degree of legal protection to the
> >>>> release managers.
> >>>
> >>> Oki this is a part which we can discuss on the legal list. But the
> point already got covered and answered dozens of times imo. The answer is
> that the ALv2 protects the foundation and also the release manager already
> for all bona fides cases. End of story.
> >>>
> >>
> >> Licenses take effect when source is *released* (distributed or
> >> redistributed). So it makes sense to define what a release *is*.
> >
> > Does that imply that code that somebody copies from a version
> > control system but that does not end up in a final release artifact
> > is not covered by the ASL?
> >
> > Is it illegal to obtain unreleased code that is clearly marked as
> > being under the ASL and to use it elsewhere (assuming that the
> > rules of the ASL are obeyed)?
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > -- Richard
> >
> >
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