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From "Robert Burrell Donkin" <>
Subject Re: cut the crap
Date Wed, 23 Apr 2008 21:34:12 GMT
On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 10:14 PM, William A. Rowe, Jr.
<> wrote:
> Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> >
> > > One more;
> > >
> > >     Determine www.a.o/licenses/exports implications
> > >     for notifications.
> > >
> >
> > No.  That is not part of IP clearance, sorry, and I will not repeat all
> > of the process associated with being a chair within something as trivial
> > as a secretarial function (connecting the dots between the legal paperwork
> > and import).  We have better places to document the role of a chair.
> >
>  Ahhh of course, we are reading the process from two different perspectives.
>  Code-import, you are right.  Each PMC chair was just given the exercise to
>  review the /licenses/exports documentation and determine if their code was
>  implicated in that policy.  I have no issues with leaving it out of the
>  IP clearance doc.

i see nothing wrong with including it within a guide to IP clearance
for projects. deleting the inappropriate sentence is not much a burden
for someone filling in a template so i'm agnostic on inclusion in the

>  For a code import into a podling, you would be wrong; Noel (singular) isn't
>  in a position to know what's happening in 2 dozen podlings, so this needs
> to
>  be spelled out in the process status/flow of the incubating projects.

we're working on a guide to bootstrapping podlings including IP import
help for podlings. i had it in mind to include it in there.

- robert

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