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From David Jencks <>
Subject Re: Doc IP Clearance (was Re: [DISCUSS] Policy for granting write access to our Wiki)
Date Tue, 22 Apr 2008 07:24:28 GMT
Great work david!!!

I think some of these people are axis committers ... the ones with email addresses.  If they are, do we need another CLA?   
Or did you already look and my idea that they are committers on  
another project is wrong?

david jencks

On Apr 21, 2008, at 10:00 PM, David Blevins wrote:

> On Apr 21, 2008, at 8:47 PM, Jason Warner wrote:
>> This may be a dumb question, but what happens if a user submitted  
>> content and then submitted a CLA sometime later on.  Are CLA's  
>> retroactive or does the content submitted before a CLA need to be  
>> resubmitted?
> Definitely not a dumb question.  In the concrete case of someone  
> making contributions to project A then filing a CLA and later  
> becoming a committer to project A, I'd think the CLA would cover  
> all contributions.  Similarly, if someone made some contributions  
> and we asked them to file a CLA and they did, I'd count that as  
> good enough.  Likely some other scenarios which are less clear, but  
> those two cover the common cases.
> And speaking of CLAs, here's a report of users, and their edits,  
> for whom I could not find a CLA:
> I think the easiest thing is to just ask for CLAs from everyone on  
> this list (definitely some familiar faces in that list).   
> Afterwards we can deal with what's left which will be a process of  
> evaluating the contributions and making a judgment call on if they  
> fall under either the "minor patch" or the "major contribution"  
> category.
> -David

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