Cross-project collaboration project
mark at kingant.net
Tue Dec 25 22:01:56 EST 2007
On Thu, 20 Dec 2007 04:18:47 -0500, Youness Alaoui wrote
> On Thu, Dec 20, 2007 at 04:02:52AM -0500, Mark Doliner wrote:
> > On Tue, 18 Dec 2007 16:42:34 -0500, Evan Schoenberg wrote
> > > On Dec 18, 2007, at 4:29 PM, "Sean Egan" <seanegan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > IM Freedom would
> > > > also take liability for all the documentation, to protect individual
> > > > contributors if we get accused of revealing trade secrets or
> > > > something.
> > > >
> > > > I believe our rules say that all issues should be brought up for
> > > > debate on e-mail one week before a vote, so please discuss away.
> > >
> > > I think it's a great idea and also a fantastic first imfreedom-as-
> > > imfreedom effort.
> > >
> > > To maximize legal protection, I think we should ask that copyright
> > > for all protocol documentation and sample code be assigned to
> > > imfreedom... But IANAL. Sean, could you ask the lawyers if this is
> > > the right practice and, if so, if anything specific is involved in
> > > its execution?
> > I'm totally in favor of this. So Youness Alaoui supports this idea, too? And
> > he intends to help get things started (initial set up, spreading the word
> > around, etc)?
> > -Mark
> Yes, I do support the idea, we're ready to start documenting under
> IMFreedom. About the copyright, I don't know what others thing, but
> for me, as long as good documentation *exists* I'm satisfied. Giving
> credits to those who wrote it would certainly be needed though. It
> seems the word has spread around on its own, we're many people from
> different projects getting together already. I don't mind looking
> for other clients and doc writers from msnpiki and announcing this
> to msnfanatic forums and stuff. Others who know who/where to spread
> the word for other protocols should take care of it as I don't
> intend to start finding out docs/forums/clients for protocols I
> never heard of... For the initial set up, we're waiting for Sean
> Egan who said he'll set up mediawiki for us to start the docs ASAP.
This is kind of a late reply... but that sounds fantastic!
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