Under 18, Wants to contribute

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Mon Feb 4 19:32:42 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-02-04 at 14:29 -0500, Jon Stanley wrote:
> On Feb 4, 2008 2:13 PM, Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net> wrote:
> > More seriously I agree with Yaakov, it's better to know where we stand
> > and how we can make sure we are clean. If we need a signature or a
> > proxy we can arrange to get one, at least we will have a formal
> > procedure to point to.
> +1.  Let me peer into my magic 8 ball now.  I already know what the
> lawyers are going to say - the CLA is a signed, binding legal
> agreement.  You have to have attained the age of majority in your
> jurisdiction, wherever that may be (18 in the US, don't know about
> other countries) in order to sign it.  No different than applying for
> a credit card, etc - both agreements give you legal rights and
> obligations.
> While this may not be the answer that *we* want, it is the legal
> answer (IANAL though).  What we need is some stated process for
> parental consent that's not too cumbersome.

It might not - a lot of online agreements are w/minors. Facebook,
myspace, etc..


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