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From "Robert Burrell Donkin" <>
Subject IP Clearance Without A Software Grant [WAS Re: [IP CLEARANCE] contribution from Indagon Oy]
Date Wed, 17 Oct 2007 21:06:30 GMT
(this is a good example of something that i've been thinking about
raising for a little while. it arises from some of the analysis i've
been doing for RAT.)

this doesn't seem to actually track a software grant but a donation
through JIRA using AL2.0, section 7.

the current IP clearance page
( seems to me to
be targeted at ensuring that software grants are fully documented.
this is little at odds with:

"Any code that was developed outside of the ASF SVN repository and our
public mailing lists must be processed like this, even if the external
developer is already an ASF committer."

IMO this can be read as implying that projects should use the IP
clearance when committing anything which isn't the original work of a

i'm a little unclear about the role of the incubator


- robert

On 10/17/07, Trustin Lee <> wrote:
> Hi community,
> The MINA project has received a contribution of the
> from Indagon Oy.
> * The IP Clearance form has been committed to the trunk:
> Please help us verify that everything is in order.  The clearance
> passes by lazy consensus if no -1 votes are cast within the next 72
> hours.
> Thanks,
> Trustin
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