Multiple CLA Implementation
Matt_Domsch at dell.com
Thu Mar 29 20:59:54 UTC 2007
On Thu, Mar 29, 2007 at 03:55:15PM -0400, Warren Togami wrote:
> I just talked with Ken Reilly, one of RH's engineering managers. We are
> trying to solve the CLA problem, where legal surprised us by allowing
> Red Hat contributors to Fedora under Red Hat's CLA instead of Fedora's
> CLA. We both realize there are potential problems in this, but there is
> urgency to allow Red Hat CLA very soon because this blocks many Red Hat
> engineers from creating Fedora Accounts as we approach the merge.
> Below is an initial simple implementation to enable this very quickly.
> Luckily however, the groups shouldn't get in our way to further improve
> this process later.
> One Time Changes
> 1) Existing cla_done is cloned to fedora_cla.
> 2) dell_cla group is created, Matt adds whoever he wants. Remove
> dell_cla members from fedora_cla.
Per the Corporate CLA, anyone in dell_cla needs to be an admin for
dell_cla, so they can add/remove people. Is that doable too?
> 3) redhat_cla group is created, populated through various means.
> 4) Modify existing Fedora CLA signing process to join fedora_cla instead
> of cla_done.
> Automatic Changes Thereafter
> fedora_cla auto adds to cla_done
> redhat_cla autoadds to cla_done
> dell_cla autoadds to cla_done
> Toshio's cvsextras -> fedorabugs code should work in these cases too?
> redhat_cla Management
> 1) (one time) Dump dist-fc7 package owners, match e-mail addresses with
> FAS accounts, add all those to redhat_cla.
> 2) (one time) Add everyone else that we know about who currently doesn't
> match e-mail addresses.
> 3) Give kreilly admin access to the redhat_cla group, so he can
> add/remove members in an interim.
> 4) Later give RH GIS access, so they can make it part of their standard
> "new employee" or "remove employee" process.
> See any problems in this? Please comment.
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