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Re: [RFC] svn+ssh and authz: alternate method via a simple setuid svnserve wrapper

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2008 07:41:47 -0400

Peter Samuelson <peter_at_p12n.org> writes:
> Public domain is fine. I was just frightened at the implication that
> code committed to the Subversion tree might not all be licensed
> consistently as a matter of implicit policy and perhaps would need to
> be audited for that. But Karl makes it sound as though this policy is
> in place - when you commit outside contrib, you implicitly declare that
> you are licensing your code consistent with Subversion, or if you
> aren't the author, then you know that is the author's wish - so I will
> stop worrying now.

Well, we do need to do a license cleanup / gathering of contributor
license agreements. I think that implicit declaration has been there,
but courts don't like "implicit" :-). However, it hasn't been a problem
so far, and I certainly don't want to deal with the CLA bureaucracy
until 1.5.0 is out (or at least in final soak).

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