You can find answers to frequently asked questions about contribution agreements on our Question and Answer page from Cla Frequently Asked Questions. Apache Software Foundation uses several agreements to accept regular contributions from individuals and businesses and to accept larger grants for existing software. Files should be called icla.pdf and icla.pdf.asc for individual agreements; ccla.pdf and ccla.pdf.asc for enterprise agreements; Grant software.pdf and software grant.pdf.asc for grants. The aim of this agreement is to clearly define the conditions under which intellectual property was introduced into the ASF and thus allow us to defend the project in the event of further litigation over the software. A signed ICLA must be registered before a person receives a commit fee for an ASF project. OpenSSL requires all non-trivial contributors of ideas, code or documentation to complete, sign and submit (by mail, fax or email) an individual participant license agreement (ICLA). The objective of this agreement is to clearly define the conditions under which intellectual property contributed to OpenSSL and thus allow us to defend the project in the event of further litigation over the software. icla.txt and ccla.txt contain the CLA document. In particular, icla.txt and ccla.txt in the approved industry are the official versions that people should use. In the background is the governance document.
If a person or company decides to donate a number of existing software or documentation to a Cake Software Foundation project, they must execute a formal software grant agreement with the Cake Software Foundation. We are very pleased that you would like to contribute to InfluxData, but first we must register you on the list of participants. InfluxData wants all contributors of ideas, code or documentation on influxData projects to be concluded, sign an Individual Contribution Licensing Agreement (ICLA). A corporate CLA (CCLA) is made available to a company that has entrusted employees with work on an InfluxData project to secure intellectual property through the company eventually awarded under a work agreement. For a company that has instructed employees to work on an Apache project, a Corporate CLA (CCLA) is available to pass on the intellectual property through the company that may have been awarded under an employment contract.