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From Daniel Dekany <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Freemarker Incubation proposal
Date Wed, 03 Jun 2015 07:01:49 GMT
So then I suppose my question can be reduced to: After the voting has
concluded with positive result (for entering incubation), when must we
migrate the source code to ASF?

 Daniel Dekany

Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 2:05:57 AM, Ralph Goers wrote:

> IMO, once the source code is migrated to the ASF you should not do
> any more releases outside the ASF.  I would attempt to clear up as
> many IP issues as you can before entering but I believe several
> projects have resolved their IP issues while in the incubator.  In
> the worst case some code may need to be rewritten.
> Ralph
>> On Jun 2, 2015, at 4:54 PM, Daniel Dekany <> wrote:
>> But before that... a question. Let's say the voting has a positive
>> result. Can we still do Freemarker releases outside ASF (with the
>> current owners and source code repository) after that? For how long?
>> My concern is that when we are already in the incubator, we can't
>> release from it as far as ASF finds that there are unsettled IP
>> issues. Like if someone finds out that an SGL is needed from X who we
>> haven't seen in the last 15 years, that can take a while, which is OK,
>> but until that I can't do releases (and in general I can't be sure
>> what will happen with the work committed). Is it possible to only
>> enter incubation when there are no known blockers that would make
>> releases impossible? Or how does it work?
>> -- 
>> Thanks,
>>  Daniel Dekany
>> Thursday, May 28, 2015, 4:11:49 PM, Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> On Thu, May 28, 2015 at 4:07 PM, Jacopo Cappellato
>>> <> wrote:
>>>> ...PS: who should start the vote?..
>>> In general that's the role of the podling's champion.
>>> -Bertrand

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