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From "Niclas Hedhman" <nic...@hedhman.org>
Subject Re: [jira] Created: (INCUBATOR-97) Submission of CCLAs for initial committers
Date Thu, 23 Oct 2008 06:10:01 GMT
On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 7:38 AM, William A. Rowe, Jr.
<wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
>> The company that a committer work for must acknowledge that the employee(s) in question
are allowed to work on Apache projects.
>>
>> In this case, that is Cisco, and we have no CCLA at all on file from Cisco.
>
> This is incorrect (unless you are speaking of you).
>
> CCLA's are a convenience for the benefit of ICLA signatories.  It is not the
> incubator's responsibility to validate that ICLA signers are legally able to
> do so.  Depending on their contractual relationship to their employer/contractor
> they may need this or they may not.
>
> Point ICLA signers at this document to reinforce the fact that they -might- not
> be able to sign the ICLA without it.

Ooooook.... So, what you are saying is that we now asking the
committers to become legally affluent?

My point; What happens to average committer candidate when the
employer says "No, you don't need us to sign this..."?


Cheers
Niclas

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