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From Justin Erenkrantz <>
Subject Re: a few steps before approving a project
Date Thu, 01 Sep 2005 17:59:21 GMT
--On September 1, 2005 10:50:20 AM -0700 Cliff Schmidt 
<> wrote:

> If the answer to one or more of the questions was not simply "yes",
> then there might be another step or two, such as requiring you or your
> employer to sign and submit a "software grant".  Some folks might say
> you always have to sign and submit a software grant for all large
> contributions, but with my Legal Affairs hat on, I'm not aware of why
> that would be necessary if the answer to all questions above is "yes".

For code developed on our public mailing lists, then I don't think a 
software grant is warranted; but for works developed wholly outside of the 
ASF, I think it is prudent to have the grant on file.  -- justin

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