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From "Noel J. Bergman" <n...@devtech.com>
Subject RE: Corporate Contributions
Date Sun, 20 Mar 2005 05:25:23 GMT
> the posts refers to the corporate CLA here
> http://www.apache.org/licenses/cla-corporate.txt
> which makes it look like corporations can contribute (directly) to
> apache projects.  Can someone explain exactly what that means?  In
> particular, how can PMCs exercise oversight on corporations if they can
> be contributors?

The CCLA provides permission for employees to perform their obligations
under the ICLA.  Every committer contributes under the terms of the
individual CLA.  As far as I know, there is no corporate entity making a
contribution, ever, other than a Software Grant.

> Should we be voting corporations in as committers / PMC members?

No.

	--- Noel


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