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Re: Orphaned packages not! (splat, gpsman, nec2c)



On Fri, 06 Jun 2008 19:00:08 +0100
David Woodhouse <dwmw2 infradead org> wrote:

> On Fri, 2008-06-06 at 13:01 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > On Fri, 2008-06-06 at 18:10 +0200, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> > > Maybe it could also be possible for some employees to go through regular
> > > sponsorship and use the regular CLA. I understand that it is not always
> > > possible, sometime redhat wants to hire somebody to work on packages
> > > without going through the fedora formal process, but I think that
> > > @redhat people interested in being part of the fedora community are
> > > likely to be able to go through the fedora process (even though not when
> > > they have just arrived).
> > 
> > Regardless if which method they obtain CLA, once they end their
> > employment with Red Hat that CLA is technically no longer valid,
> > particularly if they take employment with somebody else.  Sadly this
> > is a pretty big gaping hole in our system.
> 
> Do I need to execute the CLA now? I certainly don't intend to stop
> maintaining any of my packages (except RHEL glibc-kernheaders! Yay!).

Yes.  But your new employer might be interested in having a
company-wide CLA as Dell and IBM do.

josh


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