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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: code without an iCLA ...
Date Fri, 26 Aug 2011 16:52:01 GMT
Sam Ruby wrote on Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 12:32:32 -0400:
> On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 6:13 AM, Michael Meeks <michael.meeks@novell.com> wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> >
> >        I've been trying to understand this for a while, and am (of course)
> > rather new to the Apache Way of doing things, so please bear with my
> > ignorance:
> >
> [snip]
> > ..
> > IMHO 2000 lines of code is borderline for a submission without an
> > ICLA. Best to discuss on your project mail list and have the project
> > decide.
> > [/snip]
> >
> [snip]
> >
> >        I had -thought- that an iCLA would be required for everything
> > non-trivial since the AL2 has no plus, or future version language, nor a
> > license steward. That (it seems to me) necessitates owning[2] the rights
> > to the entire codebase to allow future re-licensing to AL3 etc.
> 
> ICLAs are required for everything that is non-trivial.  Calling 2K
> lines "borderline" was being polite and non-confrontational; treat it
> as an understatement.
> 
> I also encourage you to read section 5 of the Apache License, Version
> 2.0 itself.  The license, the CLAs and the grants are intentionally
> overlapping in scope.  The intent is that we are covered multiple
> ways.

Doesn't Section 5 of ALv2 state that it doesn't override the ICLA?

> - Sam Ruby
> 
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