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From Bernd Fondermann <bf_...@brainlounge.de>
Subject Re: Distribution of non-ASF licensed documentation
Date Wed, 04 Mar 2009 21:25:20 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> Bernd Fondermann wrote:
>>
>> today I encountered an ASF project (which I don't want to disclose on 
>> a public list) which distributes a doc as PDF, obviously generated 
>> from OpenOffice. The PDF itself does contain the authors copyright. 
>> But there is no license attached to the doc.
> 
> Did the author commit it?  

No, don't think so. The original author committed the original doc - 
_and_ the translation.

> If so, by the ICLA that explicit act of
> committing would be a grant of Apache license.

The person who actually _did_ the translation has no ICLA on file and I 
cannot find a JIRA for this contribution.

   Bernd

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