[IAEP] [SLOBS] ICA or ICLA for SugarLabs ?
dfarning at sugarlabs.org
Tue Feb 3 09:00:08 EST 2009
SLOBS CC removed
Please continue to bug us about this It was so far down my todo list
it fell of the end. Based on the fact the SFC has not gotten back to
us it is pretty low on their list too.
On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 7:50 AM, Bernie Innocenti <bernie at laptop.org> wrote:
> [cc += iaep@]
> Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero wrote:
>> Thanks for your answer,
>> and you are right this question is more suitable for IAEP.
> Yup, +1!
> And I side with Chris in trying not to bother our contributors with legal paperwork unless *absolutely* necessary.
> If we must, at least we should consider:
> - using paperless technologies (gpg signed email, web forms, etc.);
> - using only very fair and informal agreements like the Ubuntu
> Code of Conduct  and the USENIX Sage Code of Ethics ;
> - in no case ask people to sing NDAs or copyright attributions;
>  https://launchpad.net/codeofconduct
>  http://www.sage.org/ethics/
>> Rafael Ortiz
>> On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 7:17 PM, Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org
>> <mailto:cjb at laptop.org>> wrote:
>> Hi Rafael,
>> > Do we have now and individual contributor agreement or Individual
>> > contributor license agreement for Sugar for Sugar Labs now ?
>> No. We don't know that we want one, and the SFLC hasn't responded to
>> our question about whether it might be important.
>> It still doesn't seem like a worthwhile idea to me. Projects have an
>> ICA when they're starting out and want to be sure to be able to enforce
>> copyright on their work colletively, but Sugar's been around for a while
>> and already has a mass of code that can't be retroactively covered by
>> a license agreeement. So, the main positive point isn't applicable,
>> and the main negative point about it being a huge turn-off for new
>> contributors is still there.
>> Feel free to ask questions like this on iaep@, I don't think we're
>> trying to keep the fact that we're considering an ICA private.
>> - Chris.
>> Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org <mailto:cjb at laptop.org>>
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