k5di at zianet.com
Sun Dec 23 00:21:56 UTC 2007
Hi Vlad, nothing back from fedora yet. attached is the file I made.
PS: Thank you and Merry Christmas from an old Jew :-)
Vladimir Kosovac wrote:
> Karl, please try in exactly this order:
> 1] save the original fedora-icla-karl.txt attachment to your Desktop
> 2] start Applications-->Accessories-->Text Editor
> 3] In Text Editor, click File-->Open and browse to:
> 4] Fill in required details
> 5] In Text Editor, click File-->Save and close the editor.
> 6] Open Terminal
> 7] run this command:
> gpg -a --sign Desktop/fedora-icla-karl.txt
> and enter your GPG passphrase when prompted
> 8] File fedora-icla-karl.txt.asc should now be in ~/Desktop
> 9] Send this file as an attachment to email message
> 10] (optional) let us know whether it worked
> Karl Larsen wrote:
>> I am not able to do this. I have been trying to reply to email sent
>> to me with the file fedora-icla-karl.txt which I added the I Agree and
>> Karl Larsen to. The new Instructions show how to do this with Gedit and
>> I used that. The resulting file is very different than the one made
>> directly with gpg. Here is the new file:
>> The Fedora Project
>> Individual Contributor License Agreement (CLA)
>> Thank you for your interest in The Fedora Project (the
>> "Project"). In order to clarify the intellectual property license
>> granted with Contributions from any person or entity, Red hat,
>> Inc. ("Red Hat"), as maintainer of the Project, must have a
>> Contributor License Agreement (CLA) on file that has been signed
>> by each Contributor, indicating agreement to the license terms
>> below. This license is for Your protection as a Contributor as
>> well as the protection of the Project and its users; it does not
>> change your rights to use your own Contributions for any other
>> If you have not already done so, please complete an original signed
>> Agreement. Use black ink, and hand-print or type the items other than
>> the signature. Send the completed Agreement to
>> Fedora Project, c/o Red Hat, Inc.,
>> Attn: Legal Affairs
>> 1801 Varsity Drive
>> Raleigh, North Carolina, 27606 U.S.A.
>> If necessary, you may send it by facsimile to the Project at
>> +1-919-754-3704 or e-mail a signed pdf copy of the document to
>> fedora-legal at redhat.com. Please read this document carefully before
>> signing and keep a copy for your records.
>> Full name: Karl Larsen E-Mail: k5di at zianet.com
>> 3310 East Street, Las Cruces, NM 88005
>> Telephone: 575 524-3303
>> You and the Project hereby accept and agree to the following terms
>> and conditions:
>> 1. Contributors and Contributions.
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>> B. A "Contribution" is any original work, including any
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>> or that your employer has executed a separate Corporate CLA
>> with the Project.
>> 5. You represent that each of your Contributions is your original
>> creation (see section 7 for submissions on behalf of others).
>> You represent that your Contribution submission(s) include
>> complete details of any third-party license or other
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>> which are associated with any part of your Contribution.
>> 6. You are not expected to provide support for your Contributions,
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>> 7. Should you wish to submit work that is not your original
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>> Contribution, identifying the complete details of its source
>> and of any license or other restriction (including, but not
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>> agreements) of which you are personally aware, and
>> conspicuously marking the work as "Submitted on behalf of a
>> third-party: [named here]".
>> 8. You agree to notify the Project of any facts or circumstances
>> of which you become aware that would make these representations
>> inaccurate in any respect.
>> 9. The Project is under no obligations to accept and include every
>> If you agree to these terms and conditions, type "I agree" here: I agree
>> Enter your full name here: Karl Larsen
>> Signing code: 6314c512cb565e955aec16204c1fad48
>> E-mail: k5di at zianet.com
>> Date: 2007-12-18 17:00:49.46
> When I reply to the email I put this file in as an Attachment as the
> Instructions say on Thunderbird but the return message says it didn't
> work. Any ideas?
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
PGP 7025 BB6C 7CC3 CFE7 43B2 1574 3279 EBB0 B626 2B7E
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