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From Ralph Goers <ralph.go...@dslextreme.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Freemarker Incubation proposal
Date Wed, 03 Jun 2015 15:29:40 GMT
As soon as it can be done. The question is, why would you want to wait?  The point is, you
don’t want to get approval for the project and then have everyone lose interest because
there is no code to work on.

Ralph

> On Jun 3, 2015, at 12:01 AM, Daniel Dekany <ddekany@freemail.hu> wrote:
> 
> So then I suppose my question can be reduced to: After the voting has
> concluded with positive result (for entering incubation), when must we
> migrate the source code to ASF?
> 
> -- 
> Thanks,
> Daniel Dekany
> 
> 
> Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 2:05:57 AM, Ralph Goers wrote:
> 
>> IMO, once the source code is migrated to the ASF you should not do
>> any more releases outside the ASF.  I would attempt to clear up as
>> many IP issues as you can before entering but I believe several
>> projects have resolved their IP issues while in the incubator.  In
>> the worst case some code may need to be rewritten.
>> 
>> Ralph
>> 
>>> On Jun 2, 2015, at 4:54 PM, Daniel Dekany <ddekany@freemail.hu> wrote:
>>> 
>>> But before that... a question. Let's say the voting has a positive
>>> result. Can we still do Freemarker releases outside ASF (with the
>>> current owners and source code repository) after that? For how long?
>>> My concern is that when we are already in the incubator, we can't
>>> release from it as far as ASF finds that there are unsettled IP
>>> issues. Like if someone finds out that an SGL is needed from X who we
>>> haven't seen in the last 15 years, that can take a while, which is OK,
>>> but until that I can't do releases (and in general I can't be sure
>>> what will happen with the work committed). Is it possible to only
>>> enter incubation when there are no known blockers that would make
>>> releases impossible? Or how does it work?
>>> 
>>> -- 
>>> Thanks,
>>> Daniel Dekany
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Thursday, May 28, 2015, 4:11:49 PM, Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Hi,
>>>> 
>>>> On Thu, May 28, 2015 at 4:07 PM, Jacopo Cappellato
>>>> <jacopo.cappellato@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> ...PS: who should start the vote?..
>>>> 
>>>> In general that's the role of the podling's champion.
>>>> 
>>>> -Bertrand
> 
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