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From "Daniel Shahaf (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (LEGAL-315) Why both Individual CLA and Corporate CLA?
Date Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:23:00 GMT

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Daniel Shahaf commented on LEGAL-315:
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Greg Stein (JIRA) wrote on Sat, 24 Jun 2017 06:07 +0000:

    [~danielsh]: You're talking about policing the timing of commits, and somehow understanding
whether those were "on company time" or not. As if the Foundation could even know which hours,
what schedule, etc. That is simply infeasible.

There's a simpler solution: The Foundation would require commits by
employees to signed by a PGP key held by whoever signed the CCLA on
behalf of the company. Authorizing commits then becomes the company's
problems, not ours.

(I see the issue is resolved.  If further discussion of this is needed
it should take place on the list, rather than in jira)


> Why both Individual CLA and Corporate CLA?
> ------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LEGAL-315
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-315
>             Project: Legal Discuss
>          Issue Type: Question
>            Reporter: Patrick Hew
>
> My employer is looking at how we can contribute to Apache software.
> Our lawyer has assessed the Corporate CLA and Individual CLA (https://www.apache.org/licenses/#clas).
She has provisionally assessed the Corporate CLA as acceptable to our organisation, but raised
a flag about the requirement that employees must also sign an Individual CLA.  Indeed, I note
that the Corporate CLA asks for designated employees to be listed.
> 1. Can the ASF change its position on requiring Individual CLAs from employees in addition
to Corporate CLAs, for contributions that are owned by the organisation?
> 2. Otherwise I _think_ that we might be happier if the employee could sign the Individual
CLA as (for example) 'Jane Pearson as employee of <organisation>' (or possibly 'Jane
Pearson for <organisation>'.  How does this sound?
> Many thanks,
> - Patrick.



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