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From Henri Yandell <bay...@apache.org>
Subject Re: On submission of contributions clause
Date Thu, 31 Jan 2013 09:38:46 GMT
I assume it's to stop this section clashing with the CLA. ie) Most
contributions back to Apache are under the CLA and not the Apache 2.0
license.

Hen

On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 10:28 PM, Engel Nyst <engel.nyst@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello legal-discuss,
>
> I appreciate a bit of clarification related to the Submission of
> Contributions clause terms and its effects.
>
> ---
> 5. Submission of Contributions.
> Unless You explicitly state otherwise, any Contribution intentionally
> submitted for inclusion in the Work by You to the Licensor shall be
> under the terms and conditions of this License, without any additional
> terms or conditions. Notwithstanding the above, nothing herein shall
> supersede or modify the terms of any separate license agreement you
> may have executed with Licensor regarding such Contributions.
> ---
>
> Why is the second phrase necessary?
>
> I ask because the common understanding is: if you have a piece of code
> under a license, and the same piece of code under another license,
> then you can freely pick whichever you want. So the second phrase
> shouldn't be necessary, unless it's possible otherwise.
>
> If I change this phrase to its opposite,
> ---
> These terms shall supersede or modify the terms of any separate license
>     agreement you may have executed with Licensor regarding such Contributions.
> ---
> does that have any legal validity? What are the consequences of doing
> so? Or the worst consequences.
>
> Thank you for any answers.
>
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