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From Roman Shaposhnik <ro...@shaposhnik.org>
Subject Re: US government employees contributing to ASF projects under our standard ICLA
Date Tue, 13 Dec 2016 00:27:11 GMT
On Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 4:16 PM, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> This has come up many times. Different lawyers have come to different
> conclusions.
>
> The conclusions that I like is that anybody is free to grant the right to
> use public domain material so the question is moot (already answered) by the
> time you get to that clause in the ICLA.
>
> Note the part "or your employer has waived such rights for your
> contribution". How is forcing the work into the public domain different from
> waiving such rights?

Thanks Ted! I guess the silence here means there's no change in
position compared
to last time it came up: http://markmail.org/thread/kxf42dtsowtmol3b

Thanks,
Roman.

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