[pjsip] Contributor Agreement: how to submit somebody else's patch]

Jeff Brower jbrower at signalogic.com
Fri Apr 8 18:37:23 EDT 2016


Did you get a reply on this ?  I have not seen a reply, maybe I missed something.


--------------- Original Message ---------------
Subject: [pjsip] Contributor Agreement: how to submit somebody else's patch
From:    "Luca Ceresoli" <luca at lucaceresoli.net>
Date:    Mon, March 14, 2016 2:39 pm
To:      pjsip at lists.pjsip.org

Dear PJSIP developers,

I have a question concerning the Contributor Agreement

I have a build problem in PJSIP and found a patch to fix it on the repository of another open source project. The
original author does not seem to be interested in mainlining their fix.

I would like to send myself the patch but I'm not sure I'm allowed to do it because of the following sentence in the

> With respect to your contribution, you represent that: [...]
> it is an original work

In this case I cannot state it is an original work. And if my
understanding is correct it would be illegal to apply the fix under the agreement, unless the original author wants to
submit it.

Am I correct?

How can I have the fix in upstream?


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