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From j.@jmason.org (Justin Mason)
Subject Re: Plans for Apache Licensing Policy
Date Fri, 07 Oct 2005 03:53:56 GMT
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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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