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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Need some clarity on a small size code donation
Date Wed, 18 Aug 2010 14:14:00 GMT
I'm sure I read the rules for this on some ASF web page only a week or
so ago ...

On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 9:23 AM, Ross Gardler <rgardler@apache.org> wrote:
> 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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