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From Brian Fox <bri...@infinity.nu>
Subject Re: IP Clearance
Date Thu, 28 Jul 2011 18:17:52 GMT
On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 2:05 PM, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 1:36 PM, Brian Fox <brianf@infinity.nu> wrote:
>>
>> Does an ICLA unilaterally cover every code an signee happens to
>> write? I would think if those committers chose to commit it back then
>> it would be covered, but if someone else does it, how does the ICLA
>> come in to play?
>
> Good point.  Here's the relevant text from the ICLA:
>
>    that is intentionally submitted by You to the Foundation
>
> So a follow on question to ICLA being on file would be "have we
> verified that every person that made the commit is also willing to
> contribute the changes that they made to the ASF?"
>

Given that it was developed externally by committers who could have
contributed if they chose to, the safest answer to this is probably
no.

> - Sam Ruby
>
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