[OpenAFS] On contributor agreements

Jason Edgecombe jason@rampaginggeek.com
Fri, 05 Sep 2008 08:40:42 -0400

Derrick Brashear wrote:
>> I second that "it depends on the agreement" point. I'm fine with the
>> GPL, BSD, MIT or IPL. My employer has allowed GPL submissions, but
>> prohibited IPL submissions. My employer will not enter any agreement
>> where disputes are required to be resolved in a state other than North
>> Carolina. The IPL is not acceptable because the license requires that
>> disputes be resolved in New York. I have yet to push the idea of
>> contributing BSD code to an IPL project.
> You should. However, why does "to an IPL project" matter? We already
> include other BSD code.
I will. I don't know if it matters or not when I'm submitting a BSD
patch to an IPL-licensed file. I'm not a lawyer.