Follow

CLA's are mainly just so companies can relicense projects under their control, this means they can change a project to a proprietary license without asking developers.

Do not sign a CLA unless it explicitly says they will only relicense to licenses approved by a third party like the FSF or OSI

A good example of a non-evil way of doing a CLA type thing s the Fedora Project Contributor Agreement fedoraproject.org/wiki/Legal:F

Sign in to participate in the conversation
social.coop

social.coop is a cooperatively-run corner of the Fediverse. The instance is democratically governed by its members, who generally share an interest in the co-op model, but topics of discussion range widely.

If you are interested in joining our community, please review our Bylaws and Code of Conduct. If you agree with them, you may apply for membership on our instance via this link

Our instance is supported by sliding scale contributions of $1-10/mo made via Open Collective. You must have an active Open Collective account to apply for membership; you may set one up here