Hi Greg, *,
I pull this in a new thread, as it is basic for understanding the
difference between OCA and ICLA.
Greg Stein schrieb:
Let's also not forget that neither TDF nor the ASF require copyright
assignment. The copyright remains with the contributor.
Same thing with OCA. You don't/didn't "sell" your copy right instead it
Thus, the patch can be offered to the TDF under its suggested
LGPLv3/MPL combination, and offered separately to the ASF under an
I don't see the basical difference between OCA and ICLA here.
Of course I see the difference between Oracle as a commercial company
and Apache Software Foundation as a charity. :o))
(*) strictly speaking, you do not offer code to the ASF under any
specific license. your ICLA grants the ASF a right to release your
code under a license of its choosing.
which is basically the same Oracle can do with contributions granted
under terms of OCA.
By the way: If this topic already was discussed elsewhere I appreciate
an archive link.
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