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From Davanum Srinivas <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Plans for Apache Licensing Policy
Date Fri, 07 Oct 2005 02:15:31 GMT
Justin,

how about the nabble situation? nabble.com allows unknown folks to
post to a message board and that is sent as email to a specific
apache.org mailing list.

-- dims

On 10/7/05, Justin Erenkrantz <justin@erenkrantz.com> wrote:
> --On October 6, 2005 12:35:13 PM +0000 Cliff Schmidt
> <cliffschmidt@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > 4. What exactly is a committer supposed to do when offered a patch?
> >      (e.g. get explicit confirmation on the mailing
> >       list that contributor acknowledges that they
> >       are licensing their IP under AL2 and that they
> >       do not work for an employer who has claims on
> >       the IP they generate -- might be simpler to put
> >       a statement like this on a "Terms of Use" page
> >       and just have a committer ask the contributor
> >       to acknowledge they agree to those terms.)
>
> I think the mere act of submitting the patches on our public lists should
> indicate the acceptance of our terms (esp. given the wording in ALv2).  I
> think it's really impractical to have someone submit a patch and then
> reply, "Are you sure you meant to post it?"
>
> The rest of your guidelines look fine to me.
>
> Thanks for taking this on.  -- justin
>
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