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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [legal] Take II (Re: [legal] Proposed changes for the Bulk Contributor Questionnaire)
Date Thu, 17 Nov 2005 20:14:26 GMT
I'm going to post this to the site since we seem to be comfortable,  
and any misconceptions due to my lack of clarity seem to be taken  
care of.

Please bellow if there is anything else...

geir

On Nov 15, 2005, at 5:37 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:

>
> Ok - we gotten some good feedback on this.   I'd like to emphasize  
> that these changes really are for what I hope are corner cases,  
> because any contribution for which the contributor has all the ACQs  
> (like the 3 we have already), these new questions aren't asked.
>
> The following is the same proposal with the keyword scan question  
> removed (I'll move that to  the contribution guidelines page), the  
> suggestion pointing out BlackDuck by name also changed (maybe we  
> offer a list of entities that could help potential contributors on  
> our website?).
>
> Also, I saw Zoe's note offering her keyword scanner software  
> (although I missed the note because of our mail problems), and I'm  
> all for it.  Zoe, if you can just put it in a JIRA, that would be  
> great.  If there's anyone interested in working on this kind of  
> software for our use (and the ASF use), step up and we can make a  
> little subproject out of it...
>
> -----
>
>
>         The Apache Software Foundation
>            Apache Harmony Project
>         Bulk Contribution Checklist
>                v 1.1 20051114
>
> The Apache Harmony project is dedicated to producing a codebase that
> has clear IP pedigree and protects the IP rights of others.  As part
> of this effort, we ask the following questions of all contributions
> of software that has been created outside of the project.  Our goal is
> to provide clear and consistent oversight of the project codebase, as
> well as encourage our contributors to carefully examine their
> contributions before bringing to the project.
>
> Please Note : This document and your answers are considered public
> information, and shall be part of the Apache Harmony project public
> records.
>
>
> Part I :  Identification
>
>    Please provide the following information
>
>       Name : ___________________________________________
>     E-mail : ___________________________________________
>
>     Mailing address :
>         ___________________________________________
>         ___________________________________________
>         ___________________________________________
>         ___________________________________________
>
>      Employer :  ___________________________________________
>
>
> Part II : Description
>
>     Please describe the contribution :
>
>
>
>
>
> Part III :  Statement of Origination
>
> a) Have you personally written all of the code or other material
>    that you are intending to contribute to this project, and if so,
>    are you an Authorized Contributor for all parts of the  
> contribution?
>
>   [ ] Yes
>   [ ] No
>
>   If "yes", you're done with Part III, skip to Part IV
>   If "no" please continue with the rest of Part III
>
> b) Have you verified the development history of the code to
>    identify ALL of the authors?
>
>    Please list the other authors:
>
>
> c) Do you have a written agreement with all of the authors that
>    either gives you ownership of the material or otherwise provides
>    you sufficient rights to submit this material to the project
>    on their behalf.
>
>    Please provide the details of this agreement:
>
>
> d) Are all of the authors Authorized Contributors for the part of
>    the contribution written/created by each author?
>
>   [ ] Yes – if "yes", you're done with Part III, skip to Part IV.
>   [ ] No – if "no", please continue with the rest of part III
>
>
> e) Was the code written prior to May 2005 (when the Harmony Project
>    was initiated)?
>
>   [ ] Yes
>   [ ] No
>
>   (i)  If No, you must provide Authorized Contributor Questionnaires
>        for the authors of the code created after May 2005 such that
>        those authors  are classified as Authorized Contributors for
>        the portions of the contribution  written by them
>        after May 2005.
>
> f) Did any of the authors of the code have access to third
>    party implementations of similar technology while developing the
>    contribution?
>
>   [ ] Yes
>   [ ] No
>
>   If "yes", please give details below :
>
>
>
>
> g) Was the code developed in accordance with a  development
>    process which was designed to prevent unauthorized inclusion
>    of third party  intellectual property rights into the code?
>    (e.g., does the process require that developers not have
>    concurrent access to third party implementations of similar
>    technology during development?)
>
>   [ ] Yes
>   [ ] No
>
>   If "no", the code isn't eligible for the Harmony Project.
>
>   If "yes", please provide short description of the process,
>   focusing on protections related to third party intellectual
>   property :
>
>
>
>
> Note : The Apache Harmony project generally performs additional
> scans of it's codebase, including bulk contributions, to help
> confirm code pedigree.  Prior to submitting any contribution,
> we strongly encourage you to verify that the contribution is
> acceptable.  Please see http://<URL> for more information.
>
>
>
>
> Part IV : Checklist
>
>   [ ] Contribution is licensed under the Apache License v2.0
>
>   [ ] Software Grant or Corporate Contributor License Agreement and  
> Software
>       Grant executed and submitted
>
>
>  Signature : ___________________________________________
> Print Name : ___________________________________________
>       Date : ___________________________________________
>
>
>
> v1.0  20051114
>
>
> -- 
> Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
> geir@optonline.net
>
>

-- 
Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
geirm@apache.org



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