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From Prescott Nasser <geobmx...@hotmail.com>
Subject RE: Unecessary Paperwork
Date Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:45:01 GMT
Er. Updated the Board - but
Yeah, Please welcome Laimis as our newest committer as of Jan 5th I believe :)
~P

> Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:43:03 +0200
> Subject: Re: Unecessary Paperwork
> From: itamar@code972.com
> To: dev@lucenenet.apache.org
> 
> Thanks Rob. Not a lawyer, thankfully, but always good to have a
> knowledgeable person around.
> 
> We have actually voted Laimis in as a committer - being crazy busy myself
> so left Prescott the honor of announcing that :)
> 
> --
> 
> Itamar Syn-Hershko
> http://code972.com | @synhershko <https://twitter.com/synhershko>
> Freelance Developer & Consultant
> Lucene.NET committer and PMC member
> 
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 11:30 AM, Rob Vesse <rvesse@dotnetrdf.org> wrote:
> 
> > Itamar
> >
> > I notice you have been asking everyone to sign an ICLA before you'll
> > accept any pull requests which is actually unnecessary.   ICLAs are only
> > required for ASF committers (http://www.apache.org/licenses/#clas) -
> >
> > "A signed CLA is required to be on file before an individual is given
> > commit rights to an ASF project."
> >
> > The Apache License has a clause that explicitly covers contributions
> > (http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0#contributions) so anything
> > submitted through the formal channels to the project is a valid
> > contribution unless the contributor explicitly states otherwise.  Of
> > course a committer still has to merge and push the changes and the buck
> > stops with the committer in terms of ensuring the IP of the contribution
> > is clean.
> >
> > Of course ICLAs are still desirable particularly when people are making
> > larger contributions but they should not block you from reviewing and
> > accepting pull requests while you wait for one to be submitted
> > (http://www.apache.org/licenses/#clas):
> >
> > "The ASF desires that all contributors of ideas, code, or documentation to
> > the Apache projects complete, sign, and submit (via postal mail, fax or
> > email) an Individual Contributor License Agreement
> > <http://www.apache.org/licenses/icla.txt>"
> >
> > The key word being "desires", unless someone has commit rights to the
> > project they don't require an ICLA since the Apache License already covers
> > their contributions.
> >
> > Btw if the PMC isn't already you should be thinking about offering some of
> > these folks who have been contributing for a while now committer rights.
> > Note that giving people committer rights does not prevent you from keeping
> > the projects existing pull request, review then commit workflow.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Rob
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
 		 	   		  
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