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Re: [] New IP Process [Was - Re: 11-Aug AC meeting notes]

I think it is the large companies like those on the board that want the "full coverage." They have a different perception of what "enough" means.


On Aug 16, 2016 7:13 AM, "Christian Campo" <christian.campo@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
So that sounds like everybody is simply moving to Type A (or least can without any disadvantage). 

I am still unsure I understand what the benefit of Type B will be if Type A has „enough“ protection.


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Betreff: Re: [] New IP Process [Was - Re: 11-Aug AC meeting notes]

No I don't know of such a company (which doesn't mean it doesn't exist :)).

So you just answered the other thought that we discussed at the AC meeting, "it looks like no company actually needs the super-strict policies in place today". The comparison with the Apache Foundation clearly does help.


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Subject: Re: [] New IP Process [Was - Re: 11-Aug AC meeting notes]

On 2016-08-12 05:08 AM, Oberhuber, Martin wrote:

Let’s assume that my company wants to re-distribute Type B software only, because we want to make extra sure to avoid any lawsuits or other hidden risks down the road.

Such a company does not exist. I know of no companies that are serious adopters of open source who do not ship software from the Apache Software Foundation. The due diligence levels of Type A exceed those of the ASF.

Do you have an existence proof of a company that ship code from the Eclipse Foundation but refuses to ship code from Apache?

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