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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Need some clarity on a small size code donation
Date Wed, 18 Aug 2010 13:23:31 GMT
On 18/08/2010 13:59, Benson Margulies wrote:
> My understanding is that for a 'category A' license like BSD you just
> add it to NOTICES.

Sure, but what about the licence headers?

Ross

>
> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 8:27 AM, Ross Gardler<rgardler@apache.org>  wrote:
>> Over on the Clerezza project I've been asked some advice about a legal
>> situation that I'm not 100% sure about, I'm pretty sure it's a simple case
>> so I'm asking the IPMC rather than legal-discuss@
>>
>> In short:
>>
>> - there is a few files that are part of an existing FOAF+SSL certification
>> project (BSD licence) that Clerezza would like to include with some minor
>> modifications (it's a complete unit of functionality, not just a small
>> patch).
>>
>> - the copyright holder (University of Manchester) may consent to submission
>> to the ASF under the terms of the CLA - but depending on what level of
>> approval is needed this could take time, so we are wondering if it is
>> necessary in this case since it is already BSD licensed.
>>
>> My questions are:
>>
>> Would it be acceptable to just include the file with the BSD licence and
>> copyright headers since they are license compatible.
>>
>> If not..
>>
>> Would we require a CCLA from Manchester or would an iCLA be sufficient (at
>> this point I'm unclear if the code is written by the developer working with
>> the Clerezza team or by someone else at Manchester).
>>
>> Advice on the best way to proceed would be very helpful.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Ross
>>
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