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From Garrett Barton <>
Subject Re: IP Clearance
Date Sat, 01 Sep 2012 01:15:16 GMT
Guys I'll sign the Icla (this it? to clear any potential
worries up.  Honestly didn't even know about it till this email chain.
 How would I get it to y'all?

On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 8:26 PM, Aaron McCurry <> wrote:
> Ok I'm sorry I misunderstood.  If needed I would think that we can get icla's from the
nic people. As far as gbarton, he sent a pull request via github and commented about it on
the issue in jira.  That's the only record of intent to contribute the code.
> Aaron
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Aug 31, 2012, at 7:55 PM, Tim Williams <> wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 7:27 PM, Aaron McCurry <> wrote:
>>> 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.
>> To be clear, my question isn't holding *anything* up - it's just a
>> question.  We can proceed as usual - incubation is about sorting out
>> these issues and frankly, I'm just not sure exactly how this one
>> should be handled.
>>> 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.
>> Since Blur was ALv2 before bringing it here maybe section 5 of the
>> license is enough.  I don't know, I'm hoping another mentor will help
>> out here.  Personally, I think it'd be good to get some
>> acknowledgement that they intended to contribute it.
>> Your previous patches have been accepted by other projects likely
>> because of the "checkbox" that indicated your intent to contribute
>> them.  That checkbox was wildly misunderstood, likely unnecessary
>> [because of Section 5 I mention above] and recently removed.  In any
>> case, this shouldn't slow things down at all, just a question...
>> Thanks,
>> --tim

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