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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: Wookie IP clearance
Date Wed, 22 Jul 2009 15:42:07 GMT
Are we cool with the name 'wookie' as a mark??

On Jul 20, 2009, at 2:43 PM, Ross Gardler wrote:

> In the wookie proposal I recommended that the consortium agreement for
> the donating project be examined to ensure that none of the other
> institutions can lay claim to any IP in the code.
> I now have a copy of the consortium agreement and can confirm that  
> it says:
> "The Parties agree to disseminate and distribute their products widely
> and for free using OSI certified Open Source licenses and Creative
> Common licenses. To avoid a conflict of interests between Open Source
> and Proprietary Approaches any use of Pre-existing Know-How (know-how
> and software), will be strictly done:
>    * in good faith that it will not prevent the creation of a final
> system which can work without being depending on the Pre-existing
> Know-how and its licenses; or
>    * to explore as a test case on how Pre-existing Know-how can be
> integrated as an optional component."
> The project team have confirmed verbally that no third parties outside
> of this agreement have contributed to the code base, I am in the
> process of confirming that no third parties inside the agreement have
> contributed code.
> In my opinion this is sufficient for the ASF to accept this
> contribution (once (i)CLAs are in place). Speak up if you think
> differently.
> Ross
> -- 
> Ross Gardler
> OSS Watch - supporting open source in education and research
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