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From "Noel J. Bergman" <>
Subject RE: GSoC code import
Date Wed, 20 Aug 2008 16:25:37 GMT
Aidan Skinner wrote:

> Noel J. Bergman wrote:
> > Aidan Skinner wrote:
>>> Qpid has a really awesome piece of code developed for us by Lahiru
>>> Gunathilake (one our of GSoC students) we'd like to bring in-tree.
>>> He's already got an ICLA on file, as he's a committer
>>> Do we need to go through the formal code-grant process
>>> to do this? It's a fairly large chunk of code, but is quite
>>> self-contained and has an available public history
>> Is he going to be a QPid Committer and do the commit himself?
> He isn't currently, although obviously that would be ideal. If that
> was the case, would we not need to to do the grant?

> The code was developed entirely outside the ASF SVN repo, but largely
> [on] the qpid-dev list.

I am not sure that there is a legal basis for the request given the
circumstances -- Sam or Roy could comment --  but it certainly would not
hurt for him to submit a software grant.  And, from the sound of it, you
should vote on him to be a Committer on the project.

	--- Noel

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