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From Jørgen Løland <Jorgen.Lol...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Patch available checkbox on the attach file page?
Date Fri, 01 Feb 2008 09:52:03 GMT
Thomas Nielsen wrote:
> Jørgen Løland wrote:
>> Kristian Waagan wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> When I upload new files to Jira issues, I'm often a bit annoyed by 
>>> the fact that I have to first upload the file(s) and then go edit the 
>>> issue to tic the patch available checkbox.
>>> It also generates two mails.
>>>
>>> Would it make sense to include the patch available checkbox on the 
>>> attach file page/dialog?
>>>
>>>
>>> I have not investigated how this can be done, but if people think it 
>>> is a useful change I can do a little research.
>>> I checked quickly with infra, and based on the feedback I got it 
>>> seems we would be allowed to make such a change if it is feasible.
>>
>> +1, and if possible also default to "Grant license to ASF...".
>>
> +1 from me too on patch available if possible.
> 
> I have second thoughts over defaulting to "Grant license to ASF ... ". 
> That could lead to someone adding code which is owned by someone else 
> *with* a grant ASF even when that wasn't intentional. I fear that could 
> lead to a very big legal mess (but no I'm not a lawyer so I could be 
> wrong). Forcing the user to click the radio button means they make a 
> conscious choice wrt granting ASF the license?

See your point, but maybe we could at least get an error message if 
*none* of the radio buttons were selected? As it is now, you're not 
forced to chose any of them. Anyway, this is just a "nice to have" 
functionality.

-- 
Jørgen Løland

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