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Agreeing with Project terms

Agreeing with Project terms

Posted May 25, 2011 19:39 UTC (Wed) by webmink (guest, #47180)
In reply to: Agreeing with Project terms by pphaneuf
Parent article: OpenOffice.org and contributor agreements

Apache's agreement is a CLA but appears (to my eyes at least) redundant as it delivers no more than the Apache license itself. As such I would regard it as unhelpful since it legitimises the use of CLAs without delivering a significant community benefit.


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Agreeing with Project terms

Posted May 25, 2011 22:08 UTC (Wed) by pphaneuf (subscriber, #23480) [Link]

Ok, so if I understand this correctly, it confuses the issue (it certainly confused me!), which is harmful in a broader sense, but if I sign it, it shouldn't be harmful to myself personally.

At least, it is no worse than putting out my contributions under the non-copyleft, BSD-style Apache 2.0 license...

Thanks!


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