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On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 04:27, plino <> wrote:

Greg Stein wrote:

 how can you say that Apache
"removes rights from people's contributions"? As a developer, you
still own your code. You can do whatever you like with it. Apache
doesn't take anything from You.

Easy. Even a non-developer like myself can see that :)

Compared to GPL (which is what Apache is asking developers to give up on) it
removes the right to be given back any improvement or fix to the code you

As Ben has explained later in this thread, you never had that right.
Ergo, Apache has not removed any rights from You.

This is why I think the statement "removes rights from people's
contributions" is wrong, or there is some other right that I'm unaware



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