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Changes between Version 8 and Version 9 of Contributor_information


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09/21/2007 09:21:05 AM (15 years ago)
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    1515 1. Fill out the [wiki:ICA "innotek Contributor's Agreement"] (ICA) and send it to innotek. With the ICA, you give innotek permission to use your contribution under licenses other than the main !VirtualBox license. This is a once-in-a-lifetime event: once we have your ICA, we will never again ask you to undergo any bureaucratic procedures, and all future contributions are covered.  
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    17  2. If you don't want to sign such an agreement, you can alternatively submit your contribution under the [wiki:"MIT license"]. This is a liberal, wide-spread Open Source license that basically says "do as you wish".  
     17 2. If you don't want to sign such an agreement, you can alternatively submit your contribution under the [wiki:"MIT license"]. This is a liberal, wide-spread Open Source license that allows innotek (and anyone else) to use your contribution in both open-source and closed-source projects. 
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    1919Basically, the main difference between the two options is this: With the ICA, a written statement is necessary, but then ''only'' innotek is allowed to relicense your code (unless you give other people the same permission). With the MIT license, you save the paperwork, but everyone else can use your code as well. It's your choice. 

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