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From Erik Abele <e...@codefaktor.de>
Subject Re: Is reuse of the Apache CLA allowed?
Date Mon, 01 Oct 2007 18:20:48 GMT
On 01.10.2007, at 19:53, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> FAQ wording?

No, that was for the extension of the I/C CLA itself :)
Though, as I guessed and as Roy verified, that doesn't make any real  
sense.

Anyway, here's a refined version of my original proposed FAQ  
addition, I think this should be enough for now:

> Q:
>
> "Can I re-use (and modify) the ASF Contributor License Agreements  
> [http://www.apache.org/licenses/#clas] for my own purposes?"
>
> A:
>
> "Yes, you are allowed to use and modify them. You just can't hold  
> the ASF legally responsible if these documents are not exactly what  
> you intend them to be. We recommend that you obtain your own legal  
> advice so you know exactly what you are getting yourself into.  
> Also, if you create or use modified versions of these agreements,  
> you have to make sure that the phrase 'Apache Software Foundation'  
> or any confusingly similar references do not appear in your version  
> of the agreements (except to note that your version is derived and  
> differs from the original provided by the ASF)."

Cheers,
Erik


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