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From Niclas Hedhman <>
Subject Re: Bypassing Incubator
Date Thu, 11 Jun 2009 04:28:19 GMT
On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 6:04 PM, Tim Ellison<> wrote:
> Niclas Hedhman wrote:
>> 1. Any substantial codebase needs at least IP Clearance in Incubator,
>> which is effectively just a record of where/when/how it came from, and
>> an opportunity for Incubator PMC members to have a look and make sure
>> that there is no flagrant IP issues.
> I never understood this part.  Why is the Incubator PMC any more
> qualified to decide if incoming code contains a "fragrant IP issue" than
> the destination TLP PMC?  After all, the TLP PMC are doing that check
> continuously for the day to day contributions received.

As I said, I think it is "an opportunity" and not necessary "a
responsibility", which I think should be at the "contributor"
primarily and "receiving TLP" secondarily.

Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer - New Energy for Java

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