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From Colm O hEigeartaigh <cohei...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release WSS4J 1.5.10
Date Mon, 29 Nov 2010 17:45:04 GMT
Hi Tom,

I would like to get this release out asap. Could you confirm what your
vote is? I will address the issue of the notice year being out of date
for the next release.

Colm.

On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 5:27 PM, Glen Daniels <glen@thoughtcraft.com> wrote:
> Really. :)
>
> That is my understanding as well.  In practice, the copyright doesn't much
> *matter* because the ASL allows for unencumbered copying/modification/usage,
> but it is retained by the authors.
>
> http://www.apache.org/dev/apply-license.html
>
> --Glen
>
> On 11/29/2010 12:17 PM, Tom Jordahl wrote:
>> So if this is true, Macromedia (my and Glen Daniels employer at the time) and now
Adobe owns a copyright on Apache Axis code?  We just didn't ask the
>> team to put this copyright in the code/NOTICE file?
>>
>> And Day (now Adobe) has copyrights on the JackRabbit code?
>>
>> And Sun (now Oracle) has copyrights on the tomcat code?
>>
>> But the license is all ASF....
>>
>> Really?
>>
>> Tom Jordahl
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Daniel Kulp [mailto:dkulp@apache.org]
>> Sent: Monday, November 29, 2010 12:09 PM
>> To: dev@ws.apache.org
>> Cc: Tom Jordahl; Benson Margulies
>> Subject: Re: [VOTE] Release WSS4J 1.5.10
>>
>> On Monday 29 November 2010 12:01:00 pm Tom Jordahl wrote:
>>> Arg!
>>>
>>> In order to submit a patch, isn't it a requirement that all rights of the
>>> patch be transferred over to the ASF?
>>
>> No.   In fact, in almost no cases does code contributed to the ASF include the
>> copyright.    When I make a commit to any code at the ASF, I (or my employer
>> if I'm doing it as a work for hire) maintain the copyright on the code.
>> HOWEVER, as part of my ICLA and my companies CCLA, the ASF is granted a
>> license to use the code.
>>
>>> I think we need to consult legal on this, because if the Innovation Center
>>> owns a copyright and/or license to the WSS4J code, that is not so good.
>>
>> This is  no different.   They maintain the copyright.   However, when they
>> submitted it to the JIRA, they clicked on the tick box that says they "Grant
>> license to ASF for inclusion in ASF works (as per the Apache License §5)".
>> This is no different than the above.
>>
>> Dan
>>
>>
>>> I would be -1 for accepting a patch that comes with copyrights.
>>>
>>> Tom Jordahl
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Daniel Kulp [mailto:dkulp@apache.org]
>>> Sent: Monday, November 29, 2010 10:51 AM
>>> To: dev@ws.apache.org
>>> Cc: Benson Margulies
>>> Subject: Re: [VOTE] Release WSS4J 1.5.10
>>>
>>> On Monday 29 November 2010 10:44:37 am Benson Margulies wrote:
>>>> Do we really have to credit patches?
>>>
>>> If they request it, yes.   They hold the copyright on the material in that
>>> patch and, while they license it to us under the  Apache License, the
>>> Apache License specifically states we need to keep notices intact that the
>>> copyright holders request/require.
>>>
>>> In this case, the submitter has asked that the copyright notice be in the
>>> NOTICE.     Thus, we need to keep it there.
>>>
>>> Dan
>>>
>>>> On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 10:31 AM, Tom Jordahl <tjordahl@adobe.com>
wrote:
>>>>> Conditional +1 (binding)
>>>>>
>>>>> I noticed that the NOTICE file has the following:
>>>>>
>>>>> "This product includes software Copyright University of Southampton IT
>>>>> Innovation Centre, 2006 (http://www.it-innovation.soton.ac.uk)."
>>>>>
>>>>> I couldn't figure out what software this was - if I am using
>>>>> wss4j-1.5.10.jar, do I have to worry about this?  This should be
>>>>> removed or we should be clearer about what this means (i.e. what part
>>>>> do I need to exclude if I ship a product with wss4j in it).
>>>>>
>>>>> Also, the date in the NOTICE file is 2009, probably should be 2010.
>>>>>
>>>>> I only examined the binary zip, did not try to build the source.
>>>>>
>>>>> Tom Jordahl
>>>>>
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: Colm O hEigeartaigh [mailto:coheigea@apache.org]
>>>>> Sent: Friday, November 26, 2010 12:17 PM
>>>>> To: dev@ws.apache.org
>>>>> Subject: [VOTE] Release WSS4J 1.5.10
>>>>>
>>>>> To the Apache Web Services Community,
>>>>>
>>>>> This is a call for votes for the wss4j-1.5.10 release. This release
>>>>> contains an upgrade to use XML Security 1.4.4, some important fixes
>>>>> for supporting chained certificates and processing SAML assertions, as
>>>>> well as a couple of other issues.
>>>>>
>>>>> The distribution was built from the following SVN tag;
>>>>>
>>>>> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/webservices/wss4j/tags/1_5_10/
>>>>>
>>>>> The distribution can be found at the following URL:
>>>>>
>>>>> http://people.apache.org/~coheigea/stage/wss4j/1.5.10/dist/
>>>>>
>>>>> You can also point maven at the following URL to pull down the 1.5.10
>>>>> release POM, source, and class JARs:
>>>>>
>>>>> http://people.apache.org/~coheigea/stage/wss4j/1.5.10/maven/
>>>>>
>>>>> This vote will stay open for at least 72 hours.
>>>>>
>>>>> Here is my +1 (binding).
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>
>>>>> Colm.
>>>>>
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