[GeoNode-devel] Incubation / Transfer of Copyright to Osgeo / Contributor License Agreement

Tom Kralidis tomkralidis at gmail.com
Thu Apr 7 10:15:55 PDT 2016

+1 for a, b, and c.


On Thu, Apr 7, 2016 at 1:13 PM, Jeffrey Johnson <ortelius at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Thanks to Andy Dearing, Jody Garnett and Dan Berry at Boundless, we
> have secured the necessary documentation to transfer copyright for the
> GeoNode codebase from OpenPlans to OSGeo. Dan is in the process of
> preparing a Pull Request that updates all the headers and will submit
> it shortly.
> David Bitner will continue working with us through the incubation
> process. The next big step here is for us to adopt a Contributor
> License Agreement and get us all (or at least most) to sign. See Issue
> #2363 for some information
> https://github.com/GeoNode/geonode/issues/2363 You can see the text
> for the CLA here
> http://www.osgeo.org/content/foundation/legal/licenses.html
> Having personally had to sign TONs of documents recently, I would like
> to strongly suggest that we use Docusign or a similar service for this
> process as the burden on the signer is incredibly low compared to the
> print, sign, scan, send method. Ill check in with Jody (cc'd) and the
> incubation committee to ensure that this will satisfy their
> requirements, but Im confident it will.
> So, I'd like to make a motion to a) Acknowledge the transfer from
> OpenPlans to OSGeo b) adopt the OSGeo supplied CLAs and c) use
> docusign (or similar) for obtaining signatures. If we can all agree on
> these things, Ill go ahead and get the documents out for everyones
> signature and we can move forward on incubation.
> I'll start with my own +1 for a, b and c.
> Thanks in advance for your help on this,
> Jeff
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