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From "Nygard, Carl J" <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] MetaObjects for Apache Incubator
Date Thu, 05 Sep 2019 18:25:21 GMT


> > Cengage wishes to donate the code to Apache, but is unable to do so until the project
is accepted as an Incubator project.

> Could you expand a little on why is that?

Perhaps it is an issue of understanding the path to Incubator and trying to deal with the
corporate policies regarding open-source donation.  Donation to Apache seems to be the clearest
path with the least number of obstacles.

> > The Apache community members looking to approve the project understandably would
like to better understand what they are approving and so would like to get access to the code
which is to be donated.

> I don’t see this a being a big issue, the other code can be donated later, but may
complicate things in terms of SGAs, ICLAs and IP provenance.

Can you expand on this?  Is there a different process for donating a large body of work to
an existing Incubator project?  


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