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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
was shared.

Thus, the patch can be offered to the TDF under its suggested
LGPLv3/MPL combination, and offered separately to the ASF under an
ALv2 license(*).

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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