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From "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoli...@buni.org>
Subject Re: Rejection of any ENCUMBERED Microsoft Donation to POI
Date Thu, 27 Mar 2008 04:01:23 GMT
No.  In regards to work for hire of course the (C) owner must submit a 
CLA-C or some other contract making it clear who the donation is coming 
from and the all of the IP is covered.


Gianugo Rabellino wrote:
> On Mar 27, 2008, at 3:49 AM, Andrew C. Oliver wrote:
>> And to be crystal clear, I do want to see the work go in: naked of 
>> patent restrictions.  A CLA-C from the company that has commissioned 
>> the work would satisfy me or some binding statement that the 
>> contributions are distributable under terms compatible with the Open 
>> Source Definition.  that includes field of use (commercial use).
> ... may I ask why you're demanding that this contribution has to endure 
> a special, more restrictive, treatment? What's wrong in the ASF 
> procedures to require additional burdens? I know, I know, this is 
> Microsoft, but still I'd say that this could be a good test of current 
> ASF best practices, and enforcing them would be more than enough.
> Ciao,
> --Gianugo Rabellino
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