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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: [RESULT][VOTE] Arnuad Simon as committer for Qpid
Date Wed, 30 May 2007 07:24:28 GMT
Gilles Scokart wrote:
> My understanding is that ASF provide us some kind of 'legal'
> protection (I don't know which one) provided that you have send your
> ICLA.  Isn't it a type of contract?

Acutally, that would be the AL (which you license your contributions under)
which says "no warranty - don't sue me" and "if you add a warranty, you must
indemnify me".

If they don't accept your license, they have no right to use your code.

> 2007/5/30, Niclas Hedhman <>:
>> Allowing the user to commit, doesn't look like
>> a legal action either, and if 'reception of a commit' is the actual legal
>> act, then every commit must be under the microscope of the PMCs and
>> becomes unmanagable, and the CLA is there to prevent that.

You stumped for the moment :)

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