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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@gbiv.com>
Subject Re: Community Guidelines (was Code of Conduct)
Date Fri, 29 Jun 2007 17:53:53 GMT
On Jun 28, 2007, at 8:32 PM, Craig L Russell wrote:

> I have a question about this part of the guidelines:
>> Project source code and documentation must be donated to the ASF  
>> under a
>> <moin-www.png>
>>  Contributor's License Agreement. 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.
> I thought that the requirement was to simply license it to ASF  
> under ASL v2.0.

You are correct.  The word "donated" here is wrong because licenses are
not a donation, in spite of our habit of blurring the concept.


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