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From Bertrand Delacretaz <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Apache DeviceMap, a data repository and APIs for mobile device information
Date Fri, 23 Dec 2011 17:36:56 GMT
On Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 6:14 PM, Andrus Adamchik <> wrote:
> The question is essentially about any existing assets the project is planning to bring
to Apache. While any answer to that is unlikely to disqualify the proposal, it may lead to
licensing questions, process questions, etc. So while this is curiosity of sorts, I think
it is an important thing to understand.

Ok, I see your point and agree - but keep in mind that we're not
intially planning to adopt any OpenDDR *data* - as I said, doing that
or not requires more discussion once the podling starts.


> On Dec 23, 2011, at 12:04 PM, Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
>> On Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 4:08 PM, Andrus Adamchik <> wrote:
>>> On Dec 23, 2011, at 9:57 AM, Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
>>>> Note that the proposal mentions OpenDDR donating their *source code*
>>>> only - as mentioned in the proposal, the "details" of the repository
>>>> data will be discussed once the podling starts.
>>> The repository is the most valuable piece here. So I think it is important to
discuss this aspect here now. Appreciate the proposal authors commenting on it....
>> I agree that the format and contents of the DeviceMap data repository
>> require serious discussions: which sources of data to use, which
>> format(s) to use to store and to publish the data, how to trace data
>> provenance where needed, etc.
>> However, all this is IMO out of scope of the "do we agree for
>> DeviceMap podling to enter incubation" discussion that we're having
>> now. So, if you're asking out of curiosity I'm fine, but if you think
>> the acceptance of the podling should be based on this discussion
>> about the data repository "details", I disagree.
>> -Bertrand
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