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From Andrus Adamchik <and...@objectstyle.org>
Subject Re: [OT] Wiki policies question
Date Mon, 11 Sep 2006 01:45:47 GMT
> There aren't.  it's a wiki.  it's like writing on the ground in chalk,
> or sending mail to a mail list.

Great! I was concerned about the part of us taking this writing and  
distributing with a release. If nobody thinks this is an issue,  
that's a relief (I also posted to legal-discuss, just in case: http:// 
tinyurl.com/z3z9n  ).

> What I would imagine would help is if you made the terms of  
> contribution
> explicit somewhere on the wiki, like a link at the bottom of each page
> or something...

Good idea.

Andrus


On Sep 10, 2006, at 8:00 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
> Jacek Laskowski wrote:
>> On 9/9/06, Andrus Adamchik <andrus@objectstyle.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Often users who are not committers offer help with documentations  
>>> and
>>> we don't want to turn them down.
>>>
>>> Did you ever have to deal with it, and if so, how do you solve the
>>> legal issues with Confluence contributions? Do you force all  
>>> users to
>>> sign a CLA?
>>
>> AFAIUI, there's no CLAs as far as Wiki/Confluence stuff's concerned.
>> Isn't it a (silent?) requirement that if one wants to contribute to
>> Wiki he/she agrees to donate the writtings to a project the Wiki
>> belongs to?
>>
>> Regardless of my answer, I'd suggest that you ask legal@apache (and
>> voluntarily, without any CLAs involved, forward their answer  
>> here ;-))
>
> There aren't.  it's a wiki.  it's like writing on the ground in chalk,
> or sending mail to a mail list.
>
> What I would imagine would help is if you made the terms of  
> contribution
> explicit somewhere on the wiki, like a link at the bottom of each page
> or something...
>
> geir
>
>


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