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From Josh Thompson <josh_thomp...@ncsu.edu>
Subject Re: code contribution licensing question
Date Wed, 12 Jan 2011 14:47:35 GMT
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On Tuesday January 11, 2011, Noah Baker wrote:
> Hello, my question is for any licensing experts on the list.
> 
> I would like to contribute code/fixes to the VCL project, but my employer
> prevents me from signing the ICLA. The only FOSS license I can release code
> under is the modified/new BSD license. I am wondering if there is any way
> for me to contribute code to VCL under this restriction.
> 
> I have noticed that VCL's web front end code contains a distribution of
> Dojo, which is BSD (or AFL) licensed, and there are several other
> components with different licensing requirements in, or otherwise required
> by, the project.
> 
> The code I would most like to contribute is highly self-contained (a
> full-featured KVM provisioning module with power_* functions, uses OS
> functions, etc).  Could it be released separately under a BSD license and
> somehow included or merged into VCL?
> 
> What about for other, less self-contained code, such as fixes?
> 
> Thanks, and please forgive my licensing ignorance; I'm a dev, not a lawyer.
> 
> Noah Baker

Can anyone from the legal list answer these questions?

Thanks,
Josh Thompson
Apache VCL
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Josh Thompson
VCL Developer
North Carolina State University

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