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From "David Crossley (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (LEGAL-33) Apache License explicitly says a Contribution is a Contribution unless marked "Not a Contribution", however the Development Process page and Jira tracker have confusing text and do the opposit
Date Fri, 18 Jul 2008 23:49:31 GMT

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David Crossley commented on LEGAL-33:
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Applied the patch-legal-process-draft-contributions.txt to add a Contributions section to
the Development Process doc, which sets the scene for the rest of this issue.

> Apache License explicitly says a Contribution is a Contribution unless marked "Not a
Contribution", however the Development Process page and Jira tracker have confusing text and
do the opposit 
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LEGAL-33
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-33
>             Project: Legal Discuss
>          Issue Type: Question
>            Reporter: David Crossley
>         Attachments: patch-legal-process-draft-contributions.txt
>
>
> Current draft at http://www.apache.org/legal/drafts/process-draft.html and the text/statement
of a Jira Add-Attachment page are not clear, and are the opposite of the Apache License.
> There are various view in this thread:
>  Re: Publishing the process page
>  http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-legal-discuss/200807.mbox/%3c20080709030200.GA4223@igg.indexgeo.com.au%3e
> The relevant sections of the license are copied to this posting:
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-legal-discuss/200807.mbox/%3c487435AC.5060500@rowe-clan.net%3e
> Even if we remain with the current back-to-front radio buttons on our Jira, then we should
have clear explanations there, and on the new "Development Process" page.

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