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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: Community Guidelines (was Code of Conduct)
Date Fri, 29 Jun 2007 04:59:18 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> Craig L Russell wrote:
>>> Donated source code and
>>> documentation must carry the ASF copyright and be placed under the
>>> Apache License. Code and documentation donated to the ASF must be
>>> maintained on ASF hardware. Obtaining a non-exclusive ASF copyright on
>>> all material in the ASF repository is encouraged.
>> I'd like to understand if the requirement is to donate code and
>> documentation or to license it to ASF.
> Either
>   1. it's really tiny - 8 line patches and so forth, and we accept without
>      a CLA (lots of dev@, issues.a.o sorts of input from the community).
>   2. it's substantial, and we hope they will help maintain/keep committing,
>      and get a CLA from them to reflect both.
>   3. it's actually owned by a company or individual who we don't expect to
>      commit in the future.

... 3. ... We simply request a Code Grant to make the license explicit and
       keep a record of the license.  This is how most pre-existing IP
       enters the incubator.

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