I think one of the main add-ons of the CLA over BSD-3 license was the
clause #3 (Grant of Patent License). As far as I can tell it does not
appear in the new sign-off-CLA.
On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 11:06 AM, Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) <
> On Oct 12, 2016, at 9:02 AM, Pavel Shamis <pasharesea...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > You mentioned that such a change will block contributions. Did you mean
> only temporarily, while individual Contributor/Member organization legal
> departments are reviewing the new terms? If so, that one-time "cost" may
> be acceptable, since the goal of the new terms are designed to put us in a
> better place, long-term.
> > I hope this will be a temporary freeze, unless legal folks will have
> some other concerns. This is a substantial change since you modify exiting
> terms and conditions (as I read it).
> Not sure what you mean: the license under which Open MPI is distributed is
> still the same.
> What terms and conditions are you referring to, specifically?
> Jeff Squyres
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