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Re: [ee4j-community] Retaining History for incoming EE4J Projects

I believe this is inaccurate.  Anyone can declare a dependency on an
older version of the code already as the entire history is already
published.  In order to bring old code to be current, it would have to
be reviewed in the same manner as any other change.  So again, AFAICT
there is no real legal issue here.

On Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 12:06 PM, Mrinal Kanti M <mrinal.kanti@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I think Mike has a point here. If the due diligence is not done then it
> would be technically possible for someone (in future) to make a release
> (say, for the sake of maintenance) by declaring a dependency on an older
> version of the code. And since the older version is not completely vetted,
> the release might end up having license/copyright issues.
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> Besides, I have some bandwidth to spare. If its purely a time, effort or
> resource issue then I think it would be a good opportunity to call for
> volunteers from the community and see if the existing teams can be augmented
> to meet the resource demands during this transition process.
>
>
>
> -Mrinal
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> P.S. I have already accepted the ECA and do not anticipate any issues in
> getting other relevant paperwork processed.
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> Sent from Mail for Windows 10
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> From: Mike Milinkovich
> Sent: 15 January 2018 23:21
> To: ee4j-community@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [ee4j-community] Retaining History for incoming EE4J Projects
>
>
>
> On 2018-01-15 12:40 PM, Markus KARG wrote:
>
>> If it is not a legal issue, the file headers can stay as they are, and if
>> it
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>> is only a time issue,_I_  can fetch and push the commits between the
>> repos.
>
>> So why not letting me do that?
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> Because that's not how it works....
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> Like every large company we have ever worked with, before Oracle
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> contributes any code to any open source foundation they have a process
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> to follow. (Scanning code, reviewing copyright headers, checking license
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> compatibility, etc.)
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> Before the Eclipse Foundation accepts significant code contributions to
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> its projects, we have a process that we follow. (Scanning code,
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> reviewing copyright headers, checking license compatibility, etc.)
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> As I said: real time, effort, and resources are required to move the
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> history.
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>
> --
>
> Mike Milinkovich
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> mike.milinkovich@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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> (m) +1.613.220.3223
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