www-legal-discuss mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Roy T. Fielding" <roy.field...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Is reuse of the Apache CLA allowed?
Date Mon, 01 Oct 2007 18:14:31 GMT
No, don't put the boilerplate on it anywhere.  The CLA is not
copyrightable material.  We don't have a copyright notice on it
for a reason.  Just tell people they can use it when they ask.

....Roy

On Oct 1, 2007, at 10:50 AM, Erik Abele wrote:

> On 01.10.2007, at 18:54, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>
>> Craig L Russell wrote:
>>> I know this comment is late, but in addition to adding an FAQ  
>>> describing
>>> extending the ICLA (which I agree is a good idea), would it make  
>>> sense
>>> to explicitly mention in the ICLA that the ICLA itself is  
>>> licensed under
>>> the terms of the Apache License, v2.0?
>>>
>>> Or would that be too recursive and potentially confusing?
>>
>> That's a good point if you want to reinforce the "Don't Blame Us"  
>> not fit
>> for any particular purpose clause :)  Suggested wording?
>
> How about the standard boilerplate:
>
>    Copyright 2004 The Apache Software Foundation
>
>    Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
>    you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
>    You may obtain a copy of the License at
>
>        http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
>
>    Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing,  
> documents
>    distributed under the License are distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
>    WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or  
> implied.
>    See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
>    limitations under the License.
>
> ;-)
>
> Note the changes in the last paragaph (s/software/documents/ & s/is/ 
> are/); dunno if the copyright actually makes sense (expression vs.  
> ideas etc.) so we might want to leave that out...?
>
> Cheers,
> Erik
>
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> DISCLAIMER: Discussions on this list are informational and educational
> only.  Statements made on this list are not privileged, do not
> constitute legal advice, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions
> and policies of the ASF.  See <http://www.apache.org/licenses/> for
> official ASF policies and documents.
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: legal-discuss-unsubscribe@apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: legal-discuss-help@apache.org
>


---------------------------------------------------------------------
DISCLAIMER: Discussions on this list are informational and educational
only.  Statements made on this list are not privileged, do not
constitute legal advice, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions
and policies of the ASF.  See <http://www.apache.org/licenses/> for
official ASF policies and documents.
---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: legal-discuss-unsubscribe@apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: legal-discuss-help@apache.org


Mime
View raw message