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Re: Possible new CLA

On Wed, 9 Apr 2008, Paul W. Frields wrote:

> There is a draft of a new CLA being circulated at FreeIPA:
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/freeipa-devel/2008-April/msg00052.html
> http://www.freeipa.org/wiki/images/2/2b/GenericCLA.pdf
> I've asked Legal for a summary of what's changed and why, and an answer
> to whether all Fedora contributors would need to re-execute this
> agreement.  (I'm betting the answer to the last question is "yes," but
> that's just an educated guess.)  I believe the changes to be minor,
> mainly to eliminate loopholes and to make this process less onerous in
> the future, but I'll wait for more information.
> Ricky Zhou tells me that our CLA signing information is kept in the form
> of a log table, not a simple date field.  AIUI then, we have the ability
> to find out what CLAs have been executed over the life of an account.
> If I'm correct about that, I want to say first, thanks for a really good
> design. :-)

This is only true for FAS2, not FAS1 I think.

> Second, since a new CLA is a possibility -- I just want to confirm that
> we are not *overwriting* old CLA data, i.e. we would maintain a history
> that user "johndoe" signed a CLA on 2007-10-15 and then again on
> 2008-04-28.

AFAIK the cla gets signed and a copy of it gets forwarded on to some legal
address.  We might want to contact the owner of that address (maybe spot?
maybe greg?) and see if that mailbox is still full of cla signatures.


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