[Incubator] labs project assigning copyright

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Wed Jun 3 18:26:51 EDT 2009

Peter Baumann wrote:
> Hi all (+ Bruce, as our incubation mentor),
> an issue of interest to us (rasdaman) as well.
> Following some google sessions, we have established an approach as follows:
> - patches are accepted only via the official website and the resp. form
> - and, to allow for submission, the Submitter Agreement must be accepted
> - which then is bundled with the patch into a tarball stored in our 
> patch repository, and will never be deleted.
> My understanding (but not my invention) is that this way we can prove 
> that any code submitted has agreed to the license model.
> Q: is this procedure considered adequate by OSGeo?


Is agreement to the submitter agreement done via a web click through?
Could you provide a reference to the submitter agreement?

On the face of it, this sounds like a thorough solution.

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