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From James Carman <ja...@carmanconsulting.com>
Subject Re: ICLA/CCLA/SGA guidelines for GitHub or multi-entity projects was: [Groovy] Next steps...
Date Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:51:22 GMT
I really have no opinion on the matter (IANAL).  I'm just a virtual
paper pusher, but I did want to have a clear understanding of the
requirements so that when folks ask us on secretary@, we can guide
them to the right place or give them the right advice.

On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 9:43 AM, Guillaume Laforge <glaforge@gmail.com> wrote:
> So, in summary, can we all agree that I (Groovy projet lead /
> representative) can fill in the form, and say "on behalf of the Groovy
> community", I grant the rights to the ASF?
>
> On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 2:31 PM, Emmanuel L├ęcharny <elecharny@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> I think we are going a bit too far here.
>>
>> Groovy has been under the AL 2.0 license since it moves from BSD (back
>> in 2003). AL 2.0 says :
>>
>> " Subject to the terms and conditions of this License, each Contributor
>> hereby grants to You a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, no-charge,
>> royalty-free, irrevocable copyright license to reproduce, prepare
>> Derivative Works of, publicly display, publicly perform, sublicense, and
>> distribute the Work and such Derivative Works in Source or Object form."
>>
>> My understanding is that any groovy contributor, including the 5 initial
>> commiters, can grant the existing code base to The ASF, per the AL 2.0
>> license.
>>
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>
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>
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