[License-discuss] [License-review] CC withdrawl of CC0 from OSI process

Mike Milinkovich mike.milinkovich at eclipse.org
Fri Mar 2 20:11:22 UTC 2012

> -----Original Message-----
> I agree with you about the problem. I have repeatedly suggested that
> Apache do code scans on its distributed software so that every downstream
> customer doesn't have to do it. But we have neither the interest nor the
> money to deal with hypothetical problems in a volunteer environment. We
> exercise diligence, but it is rather ad hoc.
> How does Eclipse help solve the problem for its software?


The Eclipse Foundation has a dedicated staff which does scans on every line
of incoming code, including all third-party dependencies no matter how
deeply nested. 

Our IP diligence process is as good as the best practices by large ISVs. You
can see a high-level overview at [1]

[1] http://www.eclipse.org/legal/EclipseLegalProcessPoster.pdf 

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