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

Tyler Garner garnertb at prominentedge.com
Thu Apr 7 10:18:44 PDT 2016

+1 for a, b, and c.

On Thu, Apr 7, 2016 at 1:17 PM, Jody Garnett <jgarnett at boundlessgeo.com>

> Just to chime in here, the osgeo contribution agreement has some
> instructions in it about emailing the signed documents to the osgeo
> secretary. If you can explain what docusign is I am sure osgeo can both pay
> for it and would love to have an easier procedure for the secretary.
> So not push back - more wondering if we can do things better.
> On Thu, Apr 7, 2016 at 10:13 AM, 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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