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From Mohammad Nour El-Din <nour.moham...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Patches from contributors: missing ASF license inclusion?
Date Mon, 04 Mar 2013 14:02:28 GMT
Sorry about my false answer then, I take it back


On Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 3:01 PM, Matthieu Morel <mmorel@apache.org> wrote:

> This is clear now, there is no room for doubt.
>
> Thanks !
>
> Matthieu
>
>
> On Mar 4, 2013, at 14:42 , Benson Margulies wrote:
>
> > You DO NOT NEED AN ICLA from these people.
> >
> > Under the terms of the AL, any contribution made back to the ASF on
> > ASF infrastructure, such as via a mailing list, JIRA, or Bugzilla, is
> > licensed to the foundation. The JIRA checkbox existed to give people
> > an easy way to _avoid_ contributing something. There is no need to ask
> > casual patchers for ICLAs.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 3:19 AM, Matthieu Morel <mmorel@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> In the S4 project we have some recent patches from non-committers, but
> we have doubts on how to integrate them.
> >>
> >> In the past, the Jira system had a clearly defined way for the
> contributor to mark the patch as granted to the ASF.
> >>
> >> Typically (wording from the hbase book): "The patch should be attached
> to the associated Jira ticket "More Actions -> Attach Files". Make sure you
> click the ASF license inclusion, otherwise the patch can't be considered
> for inclusion".
> >>
> >>
> >> Unfortunately it seems that with the latest Jira updates, this option
> is not available anymore to contributors.
> >>
> >>
> >> So, now, what is the proper way to ensure a patch can be included in
> the codebase of an Apache (incubator) project? Do we need contributors,
> even casual ones, to file an ICLA?
> >>
> >>
> >> Thanks for any clarification!
> >>
> >>
> >> Matthieu
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- Mohammad Nour
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