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From Davanum Srinivas <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Plans for Apache Licensing Policy
Date Fri, 07 Oct 2005 04:04:47 GMT
Looks like we need an well documented FAQ with our policy as well :)

-- dims

On 10/7/05, Justin Mason <jm@jmason.org> wrote:
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> I think in that situation it's reasonable to assume that the recipients
> will know that the patch came via a pseudonymous relay, and shouldn't be
> considered "safe to use".
>
> - --j.
>
> Davanum Srinivas writes:
> > 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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> >
> > --
> > Davanum Srinivas : http://wso2.com/blogs/
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Davanum Srinivas : http://wso2.com/blogs/

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