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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Kudu incubator proposal
Date Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:56:13 GMT
Since the contributors were employed at Cloudera, they probably signed an
invention assignment.  That means Cloudera can sign an SGA.

On Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 11:39 AM, Greg Stein <gstein@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 12:46 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
>
> > On 11/23/15, 8:23 AM, "Mattmann, Chris A (3980)"
> > <chris.a.mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:
> >
> > >Alex,
> > >
> > >Please re-read my email. As I stated we don’t take code that
> > >authors don’t want us to have. So far, we haven’t heard from any of
> > >the authors on the incoming Kudu project that that’s the case. If
> > >it’s not the case, we go by the license of the project which stipulates
> > >how code can be copied, modified, reused, etc.
> >
> > Yes, but my interpretation of your words is that folks have to opt out,
> >
>
> Correct: opt-out.
>
> Since this code is under ALv2, we can import it to the ASF under that
> license. We have always done stuff like this, including other permissive
> licenses.
>
> But this isn't simply importing a library, this is saying "the ASF is now
> the primary locus of development for >this< code." And that's where people
> can say, "woah. I hate you guys. don't develop my code there", and so we
> nuke it.
>
> SGA/iCLA is to give us rights that we otherwise wouldn't have (ie. the code
> was under a different license).
>
> Cheers,
> -g
>

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