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RE: [orbit-dev] On the need for CQs

Hi Jeff,
thanks for your explanations. You say:
   "We can then enter a "reuse" CQ for Orbit.  These CQs can/should..."
since that does not explicitly answer my question,
let me ask once again:
Do you want us to create an Orbit-related "reuse" CQ
for every existing lib in Orbit after the fact, even if a
Using-Project-related CQ already exists?
Do you want us to file an Orbit-related bugzilla entry
for existing libs in Orbit after the fact?
Martin Oberhuber, Senior Member of Technical Staff, Wind River
Target Management Project Lead, DSDP PMC Member

From: orbit-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:orbit-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jeff McAffer
Sent: Friday, January 04, 2008 3:57 PM
To: Orbit Developer discussion
Subject: RE: [orbit-dev] On the need for CQs

The rule according to the IP policy is:
        Every project that wants to reship code from a third party must have and approved CQ.

What this means to us is that some project that wants to use a lib must enter an initiating CQ.  ANY and ALL projects that want to use that same lib MUST also enter a CQ.  The subsequent CQs are very light/fastbut are needed none the less.  Since the Orbit mandate is to manage/host bundlings of libs approved for use in other projects, I suggest that the initiating CQ be entered on behalf of the project first using the lib.  We can then enter a "reuse" CQ for Orbit.  These CQs can/should be entered at the same time and the bundling can/should actually happen in Orbit directly.  The exception is where someone is incubating and trying to use the parallel ip provisions.  Orbit is not incubating and therefor cannot host libs which are in parallel IP (i.e., have not completed a full IP review).

I hope that is clearer.  Let me know if more information is needed.


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