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From Andy Seaborne <andy.seabo...@epimorphics.com>
Subject Re: Apache processes status
Date Wed, 15 Dec 2010 09:09:12 GMT


On 14/12/10 23:15, Ross Gardler wrote:
> On 14/12/2010 22:53, Andy Seaborne wrote:
>> On 14/12/10 20:51, Ross Gardler wrote:
>>> On 14/12/2010 20:05, Andy Seaborne wrote:
>
> ...
>
>>>> == CLAs
>>>>
>>>> ICLAs:
>>>>
>>>> Jeremy - you are not listed at
>>>> http://people.apache.org/committer-index.html#unlistedclas
>>>>
>>>> Everyone else is now listed as unlisted CLAs section.
>>>
>>> If anyone has not been copied on a mail from me to root@a.o requesting
>>> their accounts please let me know as that is an oversight.
>>
>> I didn't receive anything but given the necessary aggressiveness of spam
>> filters these days, that doesn't mean you didn't send it.
>
> I just resent yours to you, all these mails were also cc'd the private
> list.

Received, thanks.

>
>>>> == legal
>>>>
>>>> HP: legal person identified, waiting to get into detailed discussions
>>>
>>> My understanding was that this had been completed before the proposal
>>> was submitted. Is that not the case?
>>
>> We have discussed this with HP and it was Ok in principle - but until
>> there was a definite action to be taken, then it's only "in principle".
>
> Hmmmm.... I was under the impression it was a little more concrete than
> that. but I understand.
>
>> We now have that definite step to take. I hope it'll be straightforward
>> as the material in question has been available via a BSD-class license
>> in an agreed open source project.
>
> The big difference between the BSD and the Apache License is the patent
> handling.

Indeed.  Separately, we have had to assess the patent situation for Jena 
(e.g. ARQ for W3C work).

> Please let me know if I can help make this happen.
>
> Ross

	Andy

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