[Members] [board] Please review GitHub TOS

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri Feb 22 19:16:50 UTC 2013


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On 2/22/13 12:14 PM, Kurt Zeilenga wrote:
> As noted in my comments to XSF mailing lists, I have concerns
> about whether the XSF should agree to the github terms of service
> and the broader implications of such agreement, to include the XSF
> taking on additional liabilities than it does with self hosting,
> the XSF needing to ensure it's affiliates (members, contributors,
> etc.) use github in a manner consistent with the github's terms of
> service (possibly requiring XSF to enter into formal agreements
> with contributors), and the impact on the effectiveness of our IPR
> policy. While I have sent a note yesterday to Peter asking the
> board to review all of this (from a  business/policy perspective,
> not a technical perspective), Mike suggested I send this note as
> well.

As I understand it, right now we're only talking about mirroring
things to GitHub, but I have not tracked the entire thread so I might
be missing something.

Peter

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