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Clojure, its contrib libraries, and ClojureScript, are distributed under the Eclipse Public License.  Anyone can submit bug reports or enhancement requests by creating a ticket on JIRA (a list of tickets categorized by project is here), and attach a patch implementing the change if they desire.  Only patches written by someone who has signed a Clojure Contributor Agreement (CA) will be considered for inclusion.  Instructions for submitting a CA, and a list of the contributors are given here (over 600 800 contributors as of September 2013August 2014).

If you do not wish to submit a CA, you can also participate in discussions in the Clojure Google group or the #clojure IRC channel, and someone else may become interested in implementing your ideas.

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Signing the Contributor Agreement grants Rich Hickey joint ownership of your contributions. In exchange, Rich Hickey guarantees that Clojure will always be available under an open-source license approved by either the Free Software Foundation or the Open Source Initiative.

Why does my CA email confirmation say "Clojure CA (between <my-company> and Rich Hickey) is Signed and Filed!"

This is a quirk of Adobe EchoSign specific to users whose email account is already associated with an Adobe EchoSign account. In those cases, EchoSign will use the company name from your existing profile in the subject line rather than the individual name that was signed on the form. Don't worry! This has no effect - the agreement is as signed and attached in the email.

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