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From: Dave Neary <dneary@redhat.com>
To: "O'Driscoll, Tim" <tim.odriscoll@intel.com>,
	Michael Dolan <mdolan@linuxfoundation.org>,
	"moving@dpdk.org" <moving@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-moving] Minutes from "Moving DPDK to Linux Foundation" call, November 29th
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:50:34 -0500
Message-ID: <584070FA.30606@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <58406EC0.7000904@redhat.com>



On 12/01/2016 01:41 PM, Dave Neary wrote:
>> Note that I’m assuming that the combination of Apache 2 and a CLA isn't an option because this seems redundant as both include patent protection. Maybe there are other reasons that would make this a valid combination though.
> 
> The Apache Software Foundation requires CLAs with copyright assignment
> to the foundation for official Apache projects - this is to allow for
> future license changes (an Apache v3 license), and also reflects some of
> the difficulties of a 30 year old project (several of the original
> copyright holders are no longer with the project, or have died, and the
> succession rights for copyright materials can sometimes result in
> unfortunate conflicts between the estates and open source projects).

A small but important correction: The ASF CLA is a grant of a broad
copyright license which allows, among other things, the ASF to
redistribute the software under a different license. It is not a
copyright assignment.

Thanks,
Dave.

-- 
Dave Neary - NFV/SDN Community Strategy
Open Source and Standards, Red Hat - http://community.redhat.com
Ph: +1-978-399-2182 / Cell: +1-978-799-3338

  reply	other threads:[~2016-12-01 18:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-11-30 16:01 O'Driscoll, Tim
2016-11-30 17:10 ` Thomas Monjalon
2016-11-30 22:08   ` O'Driscoll, Tim
2016-12-01  9:20     ` Thomas Monjalon
2016-12-01  9:40       ` O'Driscoll, Tim
2016-11-30 17:39 ` Michael Dolan
2016-11-30 20:55   ` Dave Neary
2016-12-01 17:40   ` O'Driscoll, Tim
2016-12-01 17:46     ` Ed Warnicke
2016-12-01 18:01     ` Michael Dolan
2016-12-01 18:41     ` Dave Neary
2016-12-01 18:50       ` Dave Neary [this message]
2016-12-01 19:09         ` Francois Ozog
2016-12-01 19:44           ` Michael Dolan
2016-12-01 20:20             ` O'Driscoll, Tim
2016-12-01 20:47               ` Wiles, Keith
2016-12-01 21:33           ` O'Driscoll, Tim
2016-12-02  9:00             ` Francois Ozog
2016-12-01 20:33       ` O'Driscoll, Tim

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