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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Publishing the process page
Date Fri, 11 Jul 2008 10:44:18 GMT
On 11/07/2008, Roland Weber <ossfwot@dubioso.net> wrote:
> > C.f. AL 2.0, section 1;
> >
> >  "Contribution" shall mean any work of authorship, including
> >  the original version of the Work and any modifications or additions
> >  to that Work or Derivative Works thereof, that is intentionally
> >  submitted to Licensor _for_inclusion_ in the Work by the copyright owner
> >  or by an individual or Legal Entity authorized to submit on behalf of
> >  the copyright owner.
> >
>
>  Emphasis added. There are plenty of mails by users that say:
>  "I'm having a problem with your library, here's my code,
>  please tell me what I'm doing wrong." That is a submission,
>  but obviously not intended for inclusion - even without being
>  conspicuously marked. I'm not even asking whether the people
>  sending these mails are the copyright owners or entitled to
>  publish the respective code.
>
>  I always liked the radio buttons that forced me to mark a
>  patch as "intended for inclusion" or not, even though I
>  never tested whether the other option worked :-)
>  There's nothing wrong with improving the wording and adding
>  relevant links, but I wouldn't replace the radio choice with
>  an opt-out checkbox.
>

+1

It would be nice if Bugzilla offered the same option.
This would make it easier for committers to know the intended use of
the attachment.

>
> > and section 5;
> >
> >   Submission of Contributions. Unless You explicitly state otherwise,
> >   any Contribution intentionally submitted _for_inclusion_ in the Work
> >   by You to the Licensor shall be under the terms and conditions of
> >   this License, without any additional terms or conditions.
> >
>
>  Here again: the intent of the submission is at question,
>  not whether it is a submission or not.
>
>  just my 0.02€,

I'll add 2p == 4.8d ;-)

>   Roland
>
>
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