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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Country of Origin of various ASF projects
Date Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:22:21 GMT
On 19 October 2016 at 01:53, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 2:30 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > Releases are acts of the Foundation, due to our PMCs voting on them,
>> > so I don't think the release manager has any impact on this.
>>
>> I was responding to the statement in the original e-mail which said:
>>
>> "TAA defines the Country of Origin as the country where the software
>> is built--where final compilation occurs"
>>
>> However as others have pointed out, the ASF releases source, so the
>> question is largely moot.
>
>
> Moot is not exactly the right word (events have not placed the issue beyond
> the law).  Better would be "irrelevant".

This is getting off-topic, but moot in the UK generally means
irrelevant, as per the second meaning in your link.

"of little or no practical value, meaning, or relevance; purely academic: "

> There is no "final compilation" with Apache source releases, therefore the
> question of where that compilation occurs is not a valid question and thus
> has no answer.
>
>

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