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From Justin Mclean <>
Subject Re: [IMPORTANT] Board proposal on podling releases
Date Sun, 09 Jun 2019 02:18:57 GMT

> I think it would be a mistake to include the word serious in the
> proposal that you are asking for board approval.  That likely will
> result in a 'no' response.  As would any request that that board
> approve anything that is illegal, like distributing code without
> complying with the terms under which that code is licensed.

Thanks for that feedback, I see if I can reword it in that way.

> There may be some wiggle room in getting the board to approve letting
> the incubator produce releases that are legal but may not comply with
> ASF policy.

The issue here is that is actually stricter that what we currently do. We allow podlings to
make releases that are not legal reasonably often.

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