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Subject svn commit: r1761113 - /infrastructure/site/trunk/content/licenses/index.mdtext
Date Sat, 17 Sep 2016 03:42:30 GMT
Author: clr
Date: Sat Sep 17 03:42:30 2016
New Revision: 1761113

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1761113&view=rev
Log:
Add note defining clarifying "signing"

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=1761113&r1=1761112&r2=1761113&view=diff
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--- infrastructure/site/trunk/content/licenses/index.mdtext (original)
+++ infrastructure/site/trunk/content/licenses/index.mdtext Sat Sep 17 03:42:30 2016
@@ -146,11 +146,18 @@ The above will create a file icla.pdf.as
 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
+The files should be named
 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. 
 
+Please note that typing your name in the field at the bottom of the document is not signing.
+Signing is either writing your signature by hand on a printed copy of the document,
+or digitally signing via gpg. 
+
+From wikipedia.com: A signature is a handwritten (and often stylized) depiction of someone's
name
+or nickname, on documents as a proof of identity and intent. 
+
 # Export restrictions # {#crypto}
 
 For export restriction information, please consult our [ASF Export



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