[llvm-dev] ACTION REQUIRED: LLVM relicensing form and individual agreement

Rafael Avila de Espindola via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon Dec 17 08:08:56 PST 2018

If I have any copyright in it, I *don't* agree with re-licensing it.


Chandler Carruth <chandlerc at llvm.org> writes:

> Hello there!
> It looks like you have committed to an LLVM project within the last two
> years. We plan to take the next step in relicensing in mid-January. This
> step will involve resetting the commit access for all individual
> contributors until they have filled out our relicensing form and agreed to
> relicensing their contributions. This is necessary for all contributors,
> even if your employer has already agreed.
> *Without action on your part, your commit access will be (temporarily)
> reset when this happens.* Currently, we plan to make the switch on *January
> 14th*. This is* only 4 weeks away!*
> To avoid any disruption, please fill out the form here:
> https://goo.gl/forms/X4HiyYRcRHOnTSvC3
> The process and schedule here follows what we explained on the llvm-dev@
> list here:
> http://lists.llvm.org/pipermail/llvm-dev/2018-October/126991.html
> More documentation can always be found on our relicensing site:
> http://llvm.org/foundation/relicensing/
> Please, if at all possible, *sign the agreement* as part of this. While you
> may in fact be 100% certain that all of your contributions are owned by
> your employer, in many cases the LLVM Foundation will end up having to
> verify this which is a very expensive operation.
> Additionally, if relevant, please forward the information on our
> relicensing page to your current employer as we will need to get them to
> sign the corporate agreement by January as well:
> http://llvm.org/foundation/relicensing/#corporate_agreement
> (Note that companies that have already signed or we are in active
> discussions with are listed.)
> Thanks,
> -Chandler (on behalf of the LLVM Foundation)

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