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From Marshall Schor <...@schor.com>
Subject Re: Doing IP clearance for bulk submissions
Date Fri, 09 Nov 2007 00:09:39 GMT
Thilo Goetz wrote:
> Marshall Schor wrote:
>> This might be a good time to try to follow the draft procedure we have
>> for bulk code submission.  This is documented on our website:
>> http://incubator.apache.org/uima/contribution-policy.html
>> In particular, there's a part to fill out a "form" :
>> http://incubator.apache.org/uima/bulk-contribution-checklist.html
>> I put together these pages from a synthesis of other pages from other
>> Apache projects.  Thilo - can you take a look and see if these seem OK,
>> and maybe try doing the process, as an independent check, to see if
>> things are wrong or omitted?
>> -Marshall
> Marshall, can you name your sources?  I've never noticed
> this before.  We're not Apache Harmony, I don't know that
> we need to implement contribution processes that go beyond
> what's required by Apache.
Can't really recall - though I do think I did look at Apache Harmony. 
Apache itself has an IP form - you can find it on
> A separate question is, do we think that the BSF annotator
> is substantial enough that it requires a software grant.
> I haven't quite made up my mind yet, mostly because I haven't
> had time to look at it in detail.  It does look like a
> large contribution, but as Olivier says, when you look closely,
> it's not actually that much code.  A lot of it is third-party
> libraries.
> --Thilo

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