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From Daniel Dekany <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Freemarker Incubation proposal
Date Fri, 05 Jun 2015 16:53:13 GMT
Thanks for the clarification! So this also means that if the mentors
can't find a problem now, then it's unlikely that we can't do a
releases from the incubator because of some new IP issues cropping up.
Good news.

Thursday, June 4, 2015, 9:16:45 AM, David Nalley wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 3, 2015 at 6:24 PM, Daniel Dekany <> wrote:
>> Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 5:29:40 PM, Ralph Goers wrote:
>>> As soon as it can be done. The question is, why would you want to
>>> wait?
>> I thought, maybe, after being voted in, but before actual incubation
>> starts, the legal guys at ASF start looking at the project. Or
>> something like that. Anyway, then I guess we just try to pile up as
>> many SGA-s as possible, and only then try voting, as it was suggested.
> Generally speaking here's the order:
> Incubation vote concludes successfully
> 1. Migration of 'infrastructure' (source code repo, mailing lists,
> perhaps bug trackers)
> 2. Focus begins on resolving IP issues (this work is done by the
> project, and overseen by the mentors) in order to prepare for a
> release.
> 3. First release occurs
> ..... incubation continues.
> The legal affairs committee is generally not going to interact with a
> project unless a mentor or the project makes a request that requires
> them to. There is a relatively straightforward process for getting
> software grants dealt with.
> Going back to your earlier question - occasionally a project will make
> a release or perhaps even two under the old 'home' - but all of that
> energy is divergent from building up your new community and figuring
> out your way around the ASF.
> --David

 Daniel Dekany

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