[Members] [board] Please review GitHub TOS

bear bear42 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 19:22:26 UTC 2013


On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 2:16 PM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im>wrote:

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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.
>

correct.  I did bring up the possibility of accepting PRs from GitHub as
something to explore an that is what Kurt is worried about.



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