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From Itamar Syn-Hershko <ita...@code972.com>
Subject Re: Unecessary Paperwork
Date Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:41:27 GMT
If you can that'd be preferrable, but its not a precondition. I believe
that's what Rob was saying

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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 7:53 PM, Mohit Thakral <me@mohitt.com> wrote:

> Itamar So, I suppose, I dont have to send ICLA now right ??
>
> Regards
> Mohit Thakral
>
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 10:46 AM, Itamar Syn-Hershko <itamar@code972.com>
> wrote:
>
> > C'mon, he deserves his own thread at least
> >
> > --
> >
> > 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 6:45 PM, Prescott Nasser <geobmx540@hotmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > 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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