On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 11:33:21AM -0500, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 11:31:18AM -0500, Richard Fontana wrote:
> Indeed, it's quite compact especially when you compare it to certain
> alternatives. I once created a modified version of the DCO for a
> project that (IIRC) made it a little shorter by combining two of its
> clauses into one. It might seem verbose if it were to be incorporated
> wholesale into an otherwise relatively-small license document, though,
> and I'm not sure how valuable that would be.
Is there any need to combine them? Keeping them separate might be the
better way to go. After all, they serve quite distinct purposes,
Yes. I think it would be out of place in the license (whereas I still
think there is something nice conceptually about how the Apache
License has its built-in CLA-ish provision).