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From Rui Cruz <info.ruic...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Donating Spark-Material to Apache Flex (was "Spark components with Material Design")
Date Fri, 11 Nov 2016 16:55:46 GMT
Hi,

Is there some email template to send the icla to secretary@apache.org?

Do I need to identify the project? my repo?

Thank you,
Rui

2016-11-10 3:10 GMT+00:00 OmPrakash Muppirala [via Apache Flex Users] <
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> On Wed, Nov 9, 2016 at 6:35 PM, Rui Cruz <[hidden email]
> <http:///user/SendEmail.jtp?type=node&node=14094&i=0>> wrote:
>
> > Hi Om,
> >
> > The code is mine, but I may added some features/fixed some stuff during
> > working time (anyway the company was fine with that and they know this
> was
> > a side project of mine that I "donate" to the company for free.
> >
>
> That should be fine as well.  For example, I used to work for a big
> corporation.  When I was invited to become a committer at Apache Flex, I
> asked my manager for approval to work on Flex on my own time.  He approved
> and that was it.  They did not want me to go through any legal process nor
> did Apache Flex.
>
> We are being extra careful because we don't want to rush things now and
> get
> in trouble later.  There are contributors from all over the world and each
> country has a different set of laws in this regard.  We want you to
> understand these laws and make sure you, Apache Flex or the users of
> Apache
> Flex get into trouble later.  As much as it is painful right now, it is
> worth doing the due diligence now instead of having to scramble to fix
> things later.
>
> Thanks for your patience while we go through this legal nonsense :-)
>
> Thanks,
> Om
>
>
> >
> > I liked what you said:
> >
> > > still want to sure, ask your company if
> > > they have any objections.  Record their response for future in case
> > > someone
> > > raises the issue.
> >
> >
> > I'll do that, I'll send an email to my boss to be on record and keep it
> > with me, and I'll send the ICLA too.
> >
> > Thank you
> >
> > 2016-11-10 2:18 GMT+00:00 OmPrakash Muppirala [via Apache Flex Users] <
> > [hidden email] <http:///user/SendEmail.jtp?type=node&node=14094&i=1>>:
> >
> > > Rui,
> > >
> > > First of all, fantastic work in this project and thanks for willing to
> > > donate it to Apache Flex.
> > >
> > > The issue here is very simple.  Either you own this code or your
> company
> > > owns it.  If you say that you own it, you can just simply donate it.
> > >
> > > If your company owns the code, you need permission from them to donate
> > it.
> > > As part of this you need your company to sign a CCLA as proof of their
> > > approval.
> > >
> > > If you think you own the code, but still want to sure, ask your
> company
> > if
> > > they have any objections.  Record their response for future in case
> > > someone
> > > raises the issue.
> > >
> > > The worst case scenario is that the company owns the code and they
> dont
> > > agree to donate the code to Apache Flex.  If it comes to that the
> > > community
> > > can get together and build this from scratch.  This should be the last
> > > option because it would be great to leverage your existing (great)
> > > codebase.
> > >
> > > This should not be that hard to figure out.  We are here to help.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Om
> > >
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