[Python-Dev] Introducing Electronic Contributor Agreements

Ben Leslie benno at benno.id.au
Mon Mar 4 20:31:33 CET 2013

On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 3:30 AM, Brian Curtin <brian at python.org> wrote:

> The full announcement is at
> http://blog.python.org/2013/03/introducing-electronic-contributor.html,
> but a summary follows.
> We've now moved to an electronic Contributor License Agreement form at
> http://www.python.org/psf/contrib/contrib-form/ which will hopefully
> ease the signing and sending of forms for our potential contributors.
> The form shows the required fields whether you're signing as an
> individual or a representative of an organization, and removes the
> need to print, scan, fax, etc.
> When a new contributor fills in the form, they are emailed a copy of
> the form and asked to confirm the email address that they used (and
> received that copy at). Upon confirming, the signed form is sent to
> the PSF Administrator and filed away.
> The signature can either be generated from your typed name, or you can
> draw or upload your actual written signature if you choose.

I had been procrastinating on filling in the paper version, but having this
means no excuse.

The process was very simple and straight forward. (The only difficult part
was actually working out my python bugs username).

Thanks for taking the administrative effort to get this all in place.


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