Ben Balter

Why you probably shouldn’t add a CLA to your open source project

logged by @jerodsanto 2018-02-28T15:27:00.012075Z permalink #practices


Contributor license agreements (a “nice to have” for many corporate-backed open source projects) create a contribution-hostile developer experience, require significant administrative overhead, shift legal blame to the party least equipped to defend against it, and are unnecessary given modern development tools.

Click through to read each of these points explained in great detail.

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