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From Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Question about ICLA
Date Sat, 21 Jun 2014 07:54:53 GMT
Hi Flavio,

>From ICLA:
>> You represent that you are legally entitled to grant the above license.

Intentions to grant are not sufficient in some cases. Maybe there are
other differences as well.

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Alexei Fedotov / Алексей Федотов,
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On Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 9:25 PM, Flavio Junqueira
<fpjunqueira@yahoo.com.invalid> wrote:
> Hello!
> I've had this question before and I didn't get a clear answer, so I was
> wondering what the answer really is. This page:
> http://www.apache.org/licenses/
> says that it is desirable that all contributors sign an ICLA, being
> mandatory only for committers. What does desirable mean precisely? I
> interpret it as "good but not necessary". Also, this seems to imply that it
> is the responsibility of a committer to clear up any IP issues when getting
> code into the repository, and I assume that a contributor uploading a patch
> to jira is a declaration of his/her intention to grant the code to ASF,
> which isn't clear if it is enough.
> Is my interpretation correct?
> Thanks,
> -Flavio

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