SahanaCamp NYC Day 2 PM: Partnerships with the Sahana Software Foundation


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SahanaCamp NYC Day 2 PM: Partnerships with the Sahana Software Foundation

  1. 1. SahanaCamp NYCPartnerships with the Sahana Software Foundation May 23, 2012 SahanaCamp NYC
  2. 2. Getting Involved with the Sahana CommunityOur Vision is to build and sustain a global open andcollaborative community of contributors to information andcommunications technologies for disaster management. Tothis end, we support: Google Summer of Codetm / Google Code-Intm Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) / GWOB Hackathons Grace Hopper Celebration Open Source Day and Codeathon H-FOSS Project & ISCRAM Partnership SahanaCamps GET SahanaCamp NYC INVOLVED TODAY! 2
  3. 3. Unique Development Model: Virtuous Circle of ContributionsTraditional Open Source Development Model Branch for Org B TRUNK Branch for Org A Can result in multiple branches, each needing support and expertise to maintain SahanaCamp NYC 3
  4. 4. Unique Development Model: Virtuous Circle of ContributionsSahana Open Source Development Model: Org B Branch TRUNK Org A Branch Features & fixes developed by one organization are available to all future Sahana users Enabled by Sahana Software Foundations 501(c)(3) status & supported by: Software Grant Agreements & Contributor License Agreements SahanaCamp NYC 4
  5. 5. LicensingSahana Eden – MIT licenseSahana Agasti – LGPL licenseContributor License AgreementSoftware Grant Agreement SahanaCamp NYC
  6. 6. MIT LicenseThe MIT License (MIT)Copyright (c) <year> <copyright holders>Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of thissoftware and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Softwarewithout restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify,merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and topermit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the followingconditions:The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies orsubstantial portions of the Software.THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESSOR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OFMERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT.IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANYCLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT,TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE. SahanaCamp NYC
  7. 7. LGPL version 2.1Used by Sahana Agasti projects elements: Requires source code to be distributed along with the license Gives permission to use, modify, redistribute under same terms Allows software to be linked to non-open source licensed software without restriction. SahanaCamp NYC
  8. 8. Contributor License AgreementsClearly defines the terms under which intellectual property has beencontributed to the SSFProvides a perpetual non-exclusive grant of copyright and patentlicense by the contributor to SSFServes to protect everyones rights and ensures SSF can legally andpublicly redistribute Sahana code.SSF requires CLAs from Directors, Members, PMC Members andanyone wishing to contribute code to SSF; enforced by PMCs.For a corporation that has assigned employees to work on a SahanaSoftware Foundation project, a Corporate CLA is available forcontributing intellectual property.A Corporate CLA does not remove the need for every developer tosign their own CLA as an individual, to cover any of theircontributions which are not owned by the corporation. SahanaCamp NYC
  9. 9. Software Grant AgreementUsed when an individual or corporation decides todonate a body of existing software ordocumentation to an SSF project.Grants SSF a non-exclusive copyright and patentlicense to the software.Vehicle for organizations to contribute backenhancements they make to SSF, completing the“Virtuous Circle of Contributions.” SahanaCamp NYC
  10. 10. Software Grant Agreement TemplateThis License Agreement is entered into as of the XX day of MONTH, YEAR by (NAME OF LICENSOR (“Licensor”), in favor of TheSahana Software Foundation, a California nonprofit membership corporation (the “Foundation”).WHEREAS, Licensor owns or has sufficient rights to contribute the software source code and other related intellectual property asitemized on Exhibit A (“Software”) under the terms of this agreement to the Foundation for use within Foundation softwaredevelopment projects (“Projects”).NOW, THEREFORE, FOR GOOD AND VALUABLE CONSIDERATION, the receipt and legal sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged,the parties hereto, intending to be legally bound, agree as follows:1. Subject to the terms and conditions of this License, Licensor hereby grants to the Foundation :a) a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable copyright license to reproduce, prepare derivative works of, publicly display,publicly perform, distribute and sublicense, internally and externally, the Software and such derivative works, in source code andobject code form; and,b) a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable patent license under Licensed Patents to make, use, sell, offer to sell, importand otherwise transfer the Software in source code and object code form. “Licensed Patents” mean patent claims owned by Licensorwhich are necessarily infringed by the use or sale of the Software alone.2. Licensor represents that, to Licensors knowledge, Licensor is legally entitled to grant the above license. Licensor agrees to notifythe Foundation of any facts or circumstances of which Licensor becomes aware and which makes or would make Licensor srepresentations in this License Agreement inaccurate in any respect.3. This Software is provided AS-IS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING,WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR APARTICULAR PURPOSE. NEITHER THE LICENSOR NOR ITS SUPPLIERS WILL BE LIABLE TO THE FOUNDATION OR ITS LICENSEES FORANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOSTPROFITS), HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDINGNEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OR DISTRIBUTION OF THE WORK OR THE EXERCISE OF ANYRIGHTS GRANTED HEREUNDER, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.This License Agreement is the entire agreement of the parties with respect to its subject matter, and may only be amended by awriting signed by each party. This License Agreement may be executed in one or more counterparts, each of which shall beconsidered an original.IN WITNESS WHEREOF, Licensor has executed this License Agreement as of the date first written above. SahanaCamp NYC
  11. 11. Community ResourcesMailing Lists: General Sahana Discussion List: Developer Lists: Eden: Agasti: agasti@lists.sahanafoundation.orgWiki (contains technical and user documentation): Main SSF wiki: Eden wiki: SahanaCamp NYC
  12. 12. Community ResourcesIRC (Internet Relay Chat): :chat #sahana, #sahana-meeting #sahana-agasti, #sahana-eden Webchat: http://webchat.freenode.netCommunity Meetings – held Monthly: Community Call – 2nd Sunday @ 1600 UTC & 2nd Tuesday @ 0300 UTC Sahana Eden – first Wednesday @ 2130 UTC Sahana Agasti – third Tuesday @ 1600 UTC SahanaCamp NYC