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From Matthias Wessendorf <mat...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Experience with Contribution Agreements
Date Wed, 16 Feb 2011 13:30:51 GMT
Hi Eduardo,

there is a list of committers (they have all submitted the ICLA) and
the page also contains the contributors (non-committers),
that signed the individual CLA:

(search for "Persons with signed CLAs but are not committers")


On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 5:12 AM, eduardo pelegri-llopart
<pelegri@calterra.com> wrote:
> Hi Craig!
> On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 5:24 PM, Craig L Russell
> <craig.russell@oracle.com> wrote:
>> Hi Eduardo,
>> Well, I remember you from Sun. ;-)
> :-)
>> I think the situation isn't well-understood. Once you sign the ICLA, your
>> contributions are covered. If you don't want future contributions to be
>> covered by the agreement, don't contribute any more.
>> If you have a test case for a bug you submit, and don't want the test case
>> to become part of your contribution, there's a tick box on the bug report
>> that says "this is not a contribution".
> Didn't know about that tick box; seems a good idea.
>> What is the situation that you need covered?
> I can think of two cases.  One is an unintentional contribution.  This
> seems covered by the ASF ICLA clause about "intentionally submitted",
> which is not present in Sun's SCA.  The other is more of a "statement"
> where the individual might want to indicate that it no longer is
> supportive of the institution, but there are other ways to do that.
> BTW, is there a public list of everybody that has signed an ICLA/CCLA?
>  Something like Sun's [4].
> [4] http://sca.java.net/CA_signatories.htm
> For completeness, the current version of Oracle's CA is OCA 1.6 [5].
> I believe it is the same as SCA 1.5, with s/Sun/Oracle/, but not 100%
> sure.  It has several clauses not in the ICLA, including one specific
> to commercial entities indicates "Any contribution we make available
> under any license will also be made available under a suitable FSF
> (Free Software Foundation) or OSI (Open Source Initiative) approved
> license."  - that, of course, would not apply to ASF.
> [5] http://oss.oracle.com/oca.pdf
>  - eduard/o
>>> [1]http://www.apache.org/licenses/icla.txt
>>> [2]http://oss.oracle.com/oca-1.3.pdf
>>> [3]http://oss.oracle.com/oca-1.4.pdf

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