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From Norman Maurer <nor...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Re: Include patch from "annonymous" contributer which was submitted by someone else
Date Sat, 29 Jan 2011 10:13:03 GMT
> Sam wrote...
>On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 7:11 AM, Norman Maurer <norman@apache.org> wrote:
>> Hi legal-team,
>> I would like to ask you for some advice. The JAMES project received a
>> contribution yesterday from someone which state that the code is not
>> from him but from someone else who wants to be anonymous.
>> See here:
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/IMAP-250
>> In fact I know the submitter of the patch and the "original" author of
>> it. The original author don't want stay annonymous because of some
>> personal interests. So the main question is are we allowed to commit
>> such contributions to the apache svn or not?

>On that JIRA, I see the name "Wojtek Strzalka".  I presume that this
>is a pseudonym?

No its a "friend of him" which works with him on some projects..

> We require all committers to sign an ICLA.  I invite you to review section 7:
>The way I would recommend that we proceed is that we get an ICLA from
>this individual with his or her real name, and that we keep such in
>our private foundation records.  All external references will be using
>the pseudonym.
>> Thanks,
>> Norman
>> JAMES PMC Chair.
>- Sam Ruby

Ok I will try to get him sign one..


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