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From Aaron McCurry <>
Subject Re: IP Clearance
Date Fri, 31 Aug 2012 23:27:08 GMT
Just to be clear, I want this completed so we can move on.  So the
question is do I need to get iCLA's from everyone that has ever
committed / contributed code to blur?  When if they are not committers
in the Apache project?  Let me know what you want me to do.


On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 7:21 PM, Aaron McCurry <> wrote:
> dbarton == gbarton
> He's the only non-NIC employee, I will reach out to the others.  I
> kinda understand why we would need iCLA's from the people that have
> committed, but technically gbarton has not committed.  I committed his
> patch, git can have a different committer from author.  I'm ok with
> getting an iCLA from these people if it's necessary, but they
> committed code to Blur before it was Apache.  I have excepted
> gbarton's code after it was Apache, but he doesn't have committer
> status on the github project.  If we need him to fill out a iCLA, I
> feel like he should be made a committer or is the iClA needed if you
> contribute as well?  The reason I ask is because my code has been
> excepted into other Apache projects without iCLA on record.
> Aaron
> On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 7:08 PM, Tim Williams <> wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 6:21 PM, Tim Williams <> wrote:
>>> Our repo is almost ready - we need to approve it  before infra flips
>>> the read-only bit.   It seems that it's a dated snapshot so not sure
>>> if it'd be easier  to ask him to reclone it or just re-apply the
>>> latest patches?  Aaron, you're prolly best positioned to give David an
>>> answer on this:)
>> It looks like there have been pulls/commits from folks not covered by
>> an iCLA so I reckon we need to figure out what to do about that.  I
>> see:
>> sleberknight - safe to assume this is Scott and covered by his iCLA:)
>> bmarcaur - commit that post-dates the NIC software grant (7/27/2012)
>> but don't see an ICLA
>> dbarton - not sure, not enough to look for an ICLA?
>> Tom - not sure, not enough to look for an ICLA?
>> I don't have experience in a situation like this - so I'm
>> conservatively asserting that we'd need an ICLA from these folks, but
>> maybe a fellow mentor can help out?  Since the contributions were made
>> after the initial Software Grant and through a non-Apache mechanism...
>> Thanks,
>> --tim

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