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From Berin Lautenbach <>
Subject Re: Disclaimer text for incubated projects
Date Sat, 04 Oct 2003 23:42:04 GMT
David Jencks wrote:
>> As podlings are not yet fully accepted as part of the Apache Software 
>> Foundation, any software releases (including code held in publically 
>> available CVS) made by Podlings will not be endorsed by the ASF.
>> ....
>> Podlings in Incubation SHALL NOT perform any releases of software 
>> without the explicit approval of the Incubator PMC.
> To me, one possible reading of these two statements is that explicit 
> approval of the Incubator PMC is required for any change to code held in 
> publicly available CVS.  I doubt that is what anyone intends.

Actually - yes and no :>.  The intent was that code can not go into the 
CVS until the Incubator PMC is comfortable that any legal issues have 
been worked through.

Whether that needs explicit approval or is up to the Shepherd/Mentor to 
determine is where the content is confusing.


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