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From Sam Ruby <ru...@intertwingly.net>
Subject Re: using the CLA for other projects
Date Wed, 27 Jul 2011 12:36:29 GMT
On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 8:24 PM, Mike Shal <marfey@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I'm looking to create a Contributor License Agreement for my project.
> From what I can tell by poking around online it looks like many other
> projects either copy the Apache CLA directly and change the names, or
> make a new CLA that shares much of the same structure and wording
> (perhaps based on an older version?) In the past, others have been
> given explicit permission to modify and re-use the Apache CLA:
>
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-legal-discuss/200911.mbox/%3C3d4032300911170606k28872bd4yc3d85005290e8a66@mail.gmail.com%3E
>
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-legal-discuss/200902.mbox/%3C3d4032300902240759r1d433c9bv9434e118cca41c68@mail.gmail.com%3E
>
> Is this a general policy to allow others to re-use the CLA, or is it
> done on a case-by-case basis? If it's a general policy, perhaps it
> would help to have a CLA template available under
> http://www.apache.org/licenses/#clas - I can try to do that if it
> would help. If it's done on a case-by-case basis, can I have
> permission to use the Apacha CLA for my project? I note the caveats of
> modifying the contact info and making sure it doesn't appear as if ASF
> endorses/supports my project.

Is the following sufficient for your purposes?

http://www.apache.org/foundation/licence-FAQ.html#CLA-Usage

> Thanks,
> -Mike

- Sam Ruby

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