[Members] using GitHub for XEPs

Alexander Gnauck gnauck at gmail.com
Sat May 9 10:48:10 UTC 2015

>GitHub terms of service has an indemnification clause.   The XSF should 
>consider what the XSF is on the hook here for… and what their editor 
>team members and employers are on the hook for… and what authors (and 
>their employers) who choose to have GitHub accounts for XSF work on on 
>a hook for.
>Personally, I’ll just avoid using GitHub personally.  But this means 
>that some other person/organization is going to end up being on the 
>hook to GitHub for XEP materials I submit to the XSF.   I’m kind of 
>surprised that others are so willing to pay for any IPR mistakes any 
>author might make.

maybe it worth to look at GitHub alternatives when there are concerns 
with their policies.
eg. Gitlab.

I personally like the idea of hosting the XEPs on such a platform which 
makes it much easier for everyone to contribute.


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