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Re: Next steps for gitlab.debian (Re: GitLab B.V. to host free-software GitLab for Debian project)

On Thu, 2016-06-09 at 06:12 +0300, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 08, 2016 at 10:41:33PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > I don't see what's so unreasonable about that.  They're asking you to
> > provide the same licence for your contributions, as the licence for the
> > existing Gitlab software.  Every FOSS project expects that, even if
> > they don't make such a formal statement of it.
> If all they want is to have contributions use the same license as the
> code they provide, why is that license not enough? Why is a separate
> contributor license agreement needed?

It's not a copyleft licence.


Ben Hutchings
Humour is the best antidote to reality.

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