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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: What is the legal basis for enforcing release policies at ASF?
Date Thu, 20 Aug 2015 13:52:26 GMT
Coming in late.

A snapshot is not a release. Licenses "kick in" at distribution/
release.

There is also a trademark issue as well... only the ASF
can declare something as a release.

> On Aug 6, 2015, at 8:50 PM, Roman Shaposhnik <roman@shaposhnik.org> wrote:
> 
> Hi!
> 
> while answering a question on release policies and ALv2
> I've suddenly realized that I really don't know what is the
> legal basis for enforcing release policies we've got
> documented over here:
>   http://www.apache.org/dev/release.html
> 
> For example, what would be the legal basis for stopping
> a 3d party from releasing a snapshot of ASF's project
> source tree and claim it to be a release X.Y.Z of said
> project?
> 
> Thanks,
> Roman.
> 
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