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From Marvin Humphrey <>
Subject Re: IP Clearance before releasing
Date Sun, 08 Dec 2013 14:38:01 GMT
On Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 6:14 AM, Bernd Fondermann
<> wrote:

> That was also my understanding, that IP clearance is important, and
> neccessary for successful incubation, but incubator releases are orthogonal
> and therefore carry a disclaimer being not fully vetted Apache releases
> because of IP and other open issues.

So it's OK to release even if we don't have rights to the source code?  Surely
even the most liberal interpretation of what is permissible under "incubating"
has limits.

> Have I missed a change here to our policie?


> In the reference "[1]", what exactly are you referring to?
>> [1]

>From the Incubation Policy page:

  Such approval SHALL be given only after the Incubator PMC has followed the
  process detailed in these guidelines, and SHALL NOT occur until all source
  has been legally transferred to the ASF.

Marvin Humphrey

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