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Subject svn commit: r1734650 - /infrastructure/site/trunk/content/licenses/index.mdtext
Date Sat, 12 Mar 2016 00:09:11 GMT
Author: clr
Date: Sat Mar 12 00:09:11 2016
New Revision: 1734650

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1734650&view=rev
Log:
Update instructions for submitting licenses

Modified:
    infrastructure/site/trunk/content/licenses/index.mdtext

Modified: infrastructure/site/trunk/content/licenses/index.mdtext
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/infrastructure/site/trunk/content/licenses/index.mdtext?rev=1734650&r1=1734649&r2=1734650&view=diff
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--- infrastructure/site/trunk/content/licenses/index.mdtext (original)
+++ infrastructure/site/trunk/content/licenses/index.mdtext Sat Mar 12 00:09:11 2016
@@ -86,19 +86,19 @@ Apache packages (such as version 1.2 of
 # Contributor License Agreements # {#clas}
 
 The ASF desires that all contributors of ideas, code, or documentation to
-the Apache projects complete, sign, and submit (via postal mail, fax or
-email) an [Individual Contributor License Agreement](icla.pdf) (1).
+any Apache projects complete, sign, and submit (via fax or
+email) an [Individual Contributor License Agreement](icla.pdf) (ICLA). 
 The purpose of this agreement is to clearly define the
 terms under which intellectual property has been contributed to the ASF and
 thereby allow us to defend the project should there be a legal dispute
-regarding the software at some future time. A signed CLA is required to be
+regarding the software at some future time. A signed ICLA is required to be
 on file before an individual is given commit rights to an ASF project.
 
 For a corporation that has assigned employees to work on an Apache project,
 a [Corporate CLA](cla-corporate.txt) (CCLA) is available for contributing
 intellectual property via the corporation, that may have been assigned as
 part of an employment agreement. Note that a Corporate CLA does not remove
-the need for every developer to sign their own CLA as an individual, to
+the need for every developer to sign their own ICLA as an individual, to
 cover any of their contributions which are not owned by the corporation
 signing the CCLA.
 
@@ -112,9 +112,6 @@ to be known as Andrew Dickens, please en
 
 The email address and other contact details are not published.
 
-(1) Please use overwrite mode when typing in the underlined fields.
-Otherwise the fields will wrap, making the result harder to read.
-
 # Software Grants # {#grants}
 
 When an individual or corporation decides to donate a body of existing
@@ -127,21 +124,19 @@ support a collaborative project.
 
 # Submitting License Agreements and Grants # {#submitting}
 
-Documents may be submitted by traditional postal mail, fax, or email.
-
-If submitting by post, please print, sign, and mail the document to
-The Apache Software Foundation, Dept. 9660, Los Angeles, CA 90084-9660, U.S.A.
-Please make a copy and keep for your own records.
+Documents may be submitted by fax or email.
 
 If submitting by fax, please print, sign, and fax all pages of the document 
 to +1-919-573-9199. Please send documents right-side-up, first page first;
 and send only one document per fax.
 
-If submitting by email, please print, sign, scan all pages into a single pdf file, 
-and email the .pdf as an attachment to secretary@apache.org. 
+If submitting by email, please fill the form with a pdf viewer,
+print, sign, scan all pages into a single pdf file, 
+and email the pdf file as an attachment to secretary@apache.org. If possible,
+send the attachment from the email address in the document.
 Please send only one document per email.
 
-If you prefer to sign electronically, please edit the .txt or .pdf file and sign the
+If you prefer to sign electronically, please fill the form, save it locally (e.g. icla.pdf),
and sign the
 file by preparing a detached PGP signature. For example,
 
 >gpg --armor --detach-sign icla.pdf
@@ -149,13 +144,12 @@ file by preparing a detached PGP signatu
 The above will create a file icla.pdf.asc. Send both the file and signature
 as attachments in the same email to secretary@apache.org. Please send only one 
 document (file plus signature) per email. Please do not submit your public key to Apache.
+Instead, please upload your public key to pgpkeys.mit.edu. 
 
 The files typically are named
-icla.txt and icla.txt.asc (or icla.pdf and icla.pdf.asc) for individual agreements;
-ccla.txt and ccla.txt.asc (or ccla.pdf and ccla.pdf.asc) for corporate agreements;
-software-grant.txt and software-grant.txt.asc for grants. 
-
-Please upload your public key to pgpkeys.mit.edu. 
+icla.pdf and icla.pdf.asc for individual agreements;
+ccla.pdf and ccla.pdf.asc  for corporate agreements;
+software-grant.pdf and software-grant.pdf.asc for grants. 
 
 # Export restrictions # {#crypto}
 



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