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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [legal] Mailing list policy
Date Thu, 14 Jul 2005 14:18:49 GMT

On Jul 13, 2005, at 8:59 PM, Renaud BECHADE wrote:

> Seems good to me.
> One question as I am curious: isn't it enough just to state "by the  
> terms
> and conditions of Contributions as defined by the Apache License,  
> Version
> 2.0."?

I don't understand - what would you remove?


> Cheers,
> RB
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Geir Magnusson Jr. [mailto:geirm@apache.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 13, 2005 11:23 PM
> To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: [legal] Mailing list policy
> I'm focused on bringing our legal framework issues to conclusion.  (I
> have a long flight today, so expect to see something COB today...)
> However, there's an issue that's been brought to my attention from
> several people, and I wish propose that we explicitly state our
> mailing list policies, as they are now based on "general
> understandING" rather than a written policy that's available to
> everyone.
> I propose the following is added to the top of the mailing list page
> on the site (I've added and published, currently marked as proposed)
> and included in the welcome message for each subscriber, and posted
> once a month to all lists as part of a monthly FAQ :
> Apache Harmony mailing lists operate under the following terms :
> This forum has been created for public communication about projects
> of The Apache Software Foundation (the "Foundation"), a Delaware
> nonprofit corporation classified as a public charity under 501(c)(3).
> All communication intentionally submitted to the Foundation on this
> forum is considered a Contribution to the Foundation unless otherwise
> noted in the communication. The terms and conditions that apply to
> your Contributions are defined by either a contributor license
> agreement (CLA) signed by you and/or your employer or, if no such CLA
> is on file at the Foundation, by the terms and conditions of
> Contributions as defined by the Apache License, Version 2.0.
> Further :
> 1) If you do not wish your post to be a Contribution, please do not
> post it. However, in the event that you do, please mark as "NOT A
> CONTRIBUTION" at the top of the posting.
> 2) Do not post any code that is not your original work, or code that
> you do not have clear authorization to contribute.
> 3) Do not engage in detailed discussion of any implementation that
> you have been exposed to unless such implementation is available to
> everyone under an open source license or is your own implementation.
> 4) Under no circumstances will any committer accept code for
> inclusion in our SVN repository contributed on the mailing list
> unless it is from an Authorized Contributor, as defined $link.
> (I'm still working on the $link :)
> Comments?
> -- 
> Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
> geirm@apache.org

Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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