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From David Nalley <>
Subject Re: CCLA's and SGA's
Date Mon, 09 Feb 2015 12:23:36 GMT
On Sun, Feb 8, 2015 at 9:04 PM, John D. Ament <> wrote:
> All,
> Just wanted to confirm with others.  If a company is donating a new project
> to the ASF, a CCLA (or multiple ICLAs) are required to allow contributors
> from that project to continue on in Apache, as well as an SGA to allow the
> company to transfer the existing software to the ASF.
> Basically, the CLA is for future work, SGA is for existing work.
> Let me know if this is a better question for legal.
> John

So a CCLA in itself to permit a new contributor to be a committer.
An ICLA is required of all committers.
Strictly speaking a non-committer contributor ICLA isn't required in
most cases.

A CCLA with a Schedule B identifying software to be granted can be
used in lieu of a SGA.


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