Intellectual Property Policy

Licenses and Contribution Agreements for Software.

a) The Foundation shall generally accept contributions of software or documentation made under the same open source license as the work it modifies. The Foundation is not obligated to accept all contributions and may select contributions the Technical Committee or Board of Directors consider appropriate. The Board of Directors shall determine what licenses the Foundation will accept, and shall prefer licenses which the Open Source Initiative has approved and categorized as “popular and widely-used”.

b) Optionally, an individual or organization may choose to contribute software or documentation under the terms of the Contributor Agreements attached in Appendix 6. The Board of Directors may adopt additional contributor agreements as may be appropriate for certain projects or contributions.

Trademark Policy. The Trademark Policy of the Foundation shall be determined by the Board of Directors and may be modified by the Board of Directors.