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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 12:13:10 GMT
Hi


On Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 12:19 PM, 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?
>

I believe that should be the way. The positive side is that it will be one
step less when they are recommended as committers in the future :)


>
>
> Thanks for any clarification!
>
>
> Matthieu
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- Mohammad Nour
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