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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: Uneasiness with use of github for experimentation
Date Thu, 06 Aug 2009 19:42:08 GMT

On 6 Aug 2009, at 20:45, Paul Davis wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 2:12 PM, Mikeal  
> Rogers<> wrote:
>> A CLA is required for any contribution, even patches.
> You mean that we need to go find every person that's ever put a patch
> on JIRA and get them to sign a legal document?

JIRA has a checkbox that is an in-place CLA for patches in JIRA.


> And how does this work
> if someone points out a one liner to me on IRC? Or over my shoulder?
> Or what if someone describes an idea for a feature and I implement it?
> The more I ponder the legal ramifications of my interactions the more
> I feel as though I should never read dev@ for fear that I unknowingly
> introduce someone's intellectual property into SVN.
> The scary part is I'm only half joking.
> HTH,
> Paul Davis

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