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From Carsten Ziegeler <cziege...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Writing spec code for the OSGi Alliance within the ASF
Date Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:23:28 GMT
There is no need to read the thread as it has nothing to do with the
legal question

Thanks
Carsten

Bertrand Delacretaz wrote
> Hi Guillaume,
> 
> On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 11:51 AM, Guillaume Nodet <gnodet@apache.org> wrote:
>> ...In some cases people are writing code inside the ASF as part of spec work
>> for the OSGi Alliance.  The code written is copyrighted to the OSGi Alliance
>> and supposed to be made available through a specific license [1]....
> 
> I don't understand - if code is contributed to an ASF project that's
> automatically under Apache License, with a copyright license to the
> ASF.
> 
> My understanding is that the author retains rights to their
> contribution, so they can also contribute it elsewhere if they want,
> as long as our trademarks are respected.
> 
> Does that help?
> 
> (I didn't read the in reverse thread quoted long)
> 
> -Bertrand
> 
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Carsten Ziegeler
Adobe Research Switzerland
cziegeler@apache.org

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