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From Franz de Copenhague <franzdecopenha...@outlook.com>
Subject RE: [dfwebserver] Python binding
Date Tue, 17 Mar 2015 01:23:39 GMT
I have already sent the signed PDF to secretary@apache.org

Thanks,
franz

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Kelly [mailto:pmkelly@apache.org]
> Sent: Monday, March 16, 2015 9:09 PM
> To: dev@corinthia.incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [dfwebserver] Python binding
> 
> Dennis: I understand your concerns about ICLA etc and appreciate you raising
> this important issue. However I feel that the way in which you are
> approaching it is being actively hostile towards a new contributor; we want to
> attract people and we must express that their contributions are valued, and
> work towards doing so. The two patches I’ve committed from Franz so far
> have been small enough that according to my understanding they fall within
> the same categorisation normally applied to patches - if a larger amount of
> code were in question, then I would have acted differently.
> 
> I should mention that there were multiple issues that came up during my
> journey into Apache and at one point I actually said I didn’t want any part of it
> and would take the project to Github or somewhere else. I only stuck with it
> because of the encouragement of certain people. Policies and licensing are
> certainly very important, but so are people - both are necessary
> requirements for a project to succeed.
> 
> That doesn’t mean of course that we can skip on any rules - like any project
> we must make sure we’re fulfilling the necessary legal requirements for
> accepting contributions. So:
> 
> Franz: Welcome. As you’ve seen, one of the things that we’re supposed to
> do for non-trivial contributions is for Apache to have an ICLA
> (http://www.apache.org/licenses/icla.txt) on file from contributors. I can see
> you’re doing some good work and anticipate more code from you. Would
> you be willing to fill out an ICLA so that we can ensure we are meeting the
> necessary legal/policy requirements in accepting your code? (this is a pre-
> requisite for all people wishing to become committers to Apache projects).
> 
> —
> Dr Peter M. Kelly
> pmkelly@apache.org
> 
> PGP key: http://www.kellypmk.net/pgp-key
> <http://www.kellypmk.net/pgp-key> (fingerprint 5435 6718 59F0 DD1F BFA0
> 5E46 2523 BAA1 44AE 2966)
> 
> > On 16 Mar 2015, at 11:44 pm, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > On 16 March 2015 at 17:14, Dennis E. Hamilton
> > <dennis.hamilton@acm.org>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> It occurred to me that these are substantial contributions.
> >>
> > I have to disagree with you here. You forget the big part is standard
> > code and not something Franz has made. He has basically made the
> > python bindings and that is not a substantial contribution.
> >
> >>
> >> It is important for Franz to provide a Contributor License Agreement.
> >> See <http://www.apache.org/licenses/#clas>.
> >>
> > No it is not. We do not demand that Franz sign a ICLA. But if Franz
> > would like to sign one, it would be beneficial to us all.
> >
> >
> >>
> >> Franz, if you have any questions about this and submitting the
> >> agreement, you can ask on this list.  If you want to discuss this
> >> privately, you can send your comments and questions to
> >> private@corinthia.incubator.apache.org
> >>
> >>
> > Dennis@ please do not put this as a demand, when we have another
> > thread where we said it is not needed....we as PMC has not even discussed
> it.
> >
> > Franz@ If you would like to sign an ICLA as a first step of comming
> > closer to the project, please follow what Dennis writes. BUT your work
> > is apriciated with our without an ICLA.
> >
> > rgds
> > jan I.
> >
> >>
> >> - Dennis
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Peter Kelly [mailto:pmkelly@apache.org]
> >> Sent: Monday, March 16, 2015 08:48
> >> To: dev@corinthia.incubator.apache.org
> >> Subject: Re: [dfwebserver] Python binding
> >>
> >>> On 16 Mar 2015, at 10:33 pm, Franz de Copenhague <
> >> franzdecopenhague@outlook.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Attached you have the path.
> >>
> >> Thanks Franz - received and committed. Looks like some good progress,
> >> nice to see.
> >>
> >> —
> >> Dr Peter M. Kelly
> >> pmkelly@apache.org
> >>
> >> PGP key: http://www.kellypmk.net/pgp-key
> >> <http://www.kellypmk.net/pgp-key> (fingerprint 5435 6718 59F0 DD1F
> >> BFA0 5E46 2523 BAA1 44AE 2966)
> >>
> >>
> >>


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