[patch] Fix ant build to honor fcs MILESTONE setting

Mark Wielaard mjw at redhat.com
Thu Nov 27 11:20:04 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-11-26 at 23:26 +0100, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-11-26 at 13:19 -0800, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
> > You do not appear to have signed the Sun Contributor Agreement,
> > according to the list at
> >         https://sca.dev.java.net/CA_signatories.htm#w
> > 
> > If you would like us to use this contribution, you will need to sign
> > the SCA first. You can find the details on the agreement at
> >         https://sca.dev.java.net/
> No I haven't signed that. But it is just a 2 line patch. I doubt that
> needs any legal stuff.

So since you don't seem to have any obvious/trivial rule for accepting
contributions lets just say these 2 lines are covered under the Red Hat
SCA, so they can at least go in without any holdup.

But please do talk to your legal team to make sure some obvious/trivial
rule is added. Requiring the SCA is a pretty high burden really,
especially for things like a simple s/milestone/fcs/ like change just to
get the build going. And they are most likely completely unnecessary
since such changes are not "legally significant" with respect to
copyright law.

See http://www.gnu.org/prep/maintain/html_node/Legally-Significant.html
for the GNU Maintainer guidelines around such micro patchlets.



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