On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 1:38 PM, Hanno Schlichting <ha...@hannosch.eu> wrote:
> The Plone Foundation adopted a policy for this, see 
> http://plone.org/foundation/materials/foundation-resolutions/patch-policy-052011
> As we don't have any terms of service stating so for any of our issue 
> trackers, we don't get any copyright assignments for reported bugs or 
> proposed patches. Patches can be sent we private email, posted to bug 
> trackers, on paste.org like services or sent via pull requests. All of those 
> are legally the same and it's the responsibility of the person doing the 
> checkin to validate the copyright situation. That said a lot of patches don't 
> actually contain any creative work that falls under the copyright rules. This 
> last point is the reason most projects aren't very strict about this issue.

I Am Not A Lawyer, but this sounds reasonable, and if it's good enough
for the Plone foundation, it's good enough for me. :-)

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