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From Greg Stein <>
Subject Re: Incubator DOA (Re: [STATUS] Tapestry [LACK-OF] Progress)
Date Wed, 12 Mar 2003 07:54:02 GMT
On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 12:07:12PM +1100, Conor MacNeill wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Mar 2003 11:33 am, wrote:
> > The Incubator project needs to take a proactive role in ensuring that new
> > projects are brought to Apache the right way, not just be an extra helper.
> > This means documentation, processes to be followed etc.
> I have to agree. AFAICT, accepting subprojects in the raison d'etre of the 
> Incubator. I was surprised by the statement that the incubator does not want 
> subprojects.  IIRC, the board has said that all subprojects must come through 
> the incubator. If it's just a cork, what's the point of it?

We have had *numerous* problems in the past with code arriving in the CVS
repository *without* the proper legal footwork. In my mind, that is the
primary reason for the Incubator -- to ensure that the ASF has right and
title to all arriving code.

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