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From jean-frederic clere <>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Traffic Server
Date Thu, 25 Jun 2009 13:59:39 GMT
Leif Hedstrom wrote:
> On Jun 25, 2009, at 12:52 AM, jean-frederic clere wrote:
>>> Great! Once our legal get their ducks lined up (very soon I hope),I'll
>>> submit the official request for approval / vote. I want to resolve 
>>> the TM issues around "Traffic Server" before we do this, in case we 
>>> end up having to rename the project (but I hope it won't come to that).
>> Any progress on the topic?
> Not yet, but apparently the legal person was away most of last week and 
> this week. I'll do some more prodding to get some answers here.
> On a positive note, we got our report back from the 3rd party who did a 
> code review for IP ownership. There are a few "issues" we'll need to 
> resolve, but nothing major and we'll obviously have them resolved before 
> we push the source. The only "major" piece that might need to get 
> removed for now is SNMP support.
> One question though to the Incubator people: Several of the issues 
> reported are around us using GNU configure, which is under GPL. How does 
> other apache projects deal with this? Is it just a matter of not 
> checking in the generated configure scripts, and expect people to use 
> the .in, .am etc files to re-generate the scripts? This doesn't sound 
> right though, because I'm pretty darn certain when I build Apache HTTP 
> for example, I don't have to run autoconf or automake.

I don't think that is a problem: httpd (and other ASF project) also uses 
autconf/autoheader/automake to generate the configure that are included 
in the sources tarballs.



> Cheers!
> -- leif
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