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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Dr. Elephant Incubator Proposal
Date Wed, 07 Mar 2018 19:19:33 GMT
On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 2:17 PM Kevin A. McGrail <kmcgrail@apache.org> wrote:

> Fair enough but it would be procedural not legal.  Who would sign said
> SGA?  LI or representatives of the GH project?
>

LinkedIn.  And it is a legal need.  Right now, the source files have
Copyright LinkedIn on them.  The SGA grants us the ability to remove that
copyright header.  The CCLA would allow the individual contributors to
submit the code to us with the appropriate header.  Hence why either works
in this case.


>
> --
> Kevin A. McGrail
> Asst. Treasurer & VP Fundraising, Apache Software Foundation
> Chair Emeritus Apache SpamAssassin Project
> https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmcgrail - 703.798.0171 <(703)%20798-0171>
>
> On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 1:55 PM, Craig Russell <apache.clr@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > If Dr. Elephant *becomes* an Apache project, it needs a SGA. This is part
> > of the incubation process, although as Bertrand notes, it's good to know
> > ahead of time whether all of the current owners of the code are willing
> to
> > grant an explicit license to Apache.
> >
> > Please see http://www.apache.org/licenses/#provenance for details.
> >
> > If Dr. Elephant is only *used* as a dependency by an Apache project, no
> > SGA is needed.
> >
> > Craig
> >
> > > On Mar 7, 2018, at 5:51 AM, Kevin A. McGrail <kmcgrail@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > I do not believe an SGA is needed as Dr. Elephant is licensed under
> ASF.
> > > https://github.com/linkedin/dr-elephant/blob/master/LICENSE
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > KAM
> > >
> > > --
> > > Kevin A. McGrail
> > > Asst. Treasurer & VP Fundraising, Apache Software Foundation
> > > Chair Emeritus Apache SpamAssassin Project
> > > https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmcgrail - 703.798.0171 <(703)%20798-0171>
> > >
> > > On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 6:59 AM, Bertrand Delacretaz <
> > > bdelacretaz@codeconsult.ch> wrote:
> > >
> > >> Hi,
> > >>
> > >> On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 12:08 AM, Carl Steinbach <cws@apache.org>
> wrote:
> > >>> = Source and Intellectual Property Submission Plan =
> > >>> ...The Dr. Elephant source code is already licensed under
> > >>> Apache License Version 2.0. Going forward, we will continue to have
> > >>> all the contributions licensed directly to the Apache Software
> > >>> Foundation through our signed Individual Contributor License
> > >>> Agreements for all of the committers on the project....
> > >>
> > >> Note that whoever owns the code (LinkedIn IIUC) will have to submit a
> > >> Software Grant to donate it to the ASF:
> > >>
> > >> https://www.apache.org/licenses/software-grant.txt
> > >>
> > >> I think it's prudent to verify that the owners of the code are ready
> > >> to sign and submit that document, and mention that in the above
> > >> section, before entering incubation.
> > >>
> > >> -Bertrand
> > >>
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