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From Alex Huang <>
Subject RE: License issue for js file from ui-plugins merge
Date Fri, 15 Feb 2013 19:27:28 GMT
Yup.  I'm mainly making a case against just emails that says "guys, let's do this" or "guys
let's not do this".  Emails like that should always be backed by items in one of the guideline
wikis so people can come back to refer to it.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chip Childers []
> Sent: Friday, February 15, 2013 10:51 AM
> To: Alex Huang
> Cc:; Animesh Chaturvedi
> Subject: Re: License issue for js file from ui-plugins merge
> On Feb 15, 2013, at 1:38 PM, Alex Huang <> wrote:
> > Chip,
> >
> > We should spell out the expectations because the community has been
> evolving in how it's behave.  It is already difficult for people to follow the
> emails then how can we expect them to follow consensus reach inside those
> emails.  Note I'm not talking about technical consensus.  Those are the
> responsibilities of the topic owner.
> Making it easier to know where to go is a good thing, no doubt. Lets
> all work together on that.  Licensing and adding new dependencies
> should be part of that as well.
> That being said, I'll still state for the record that I don't believe
> that the legal implications of adding code from outside the project
> without discussion has ever been an issue where there is ambiguity.
> Again, lets highlight it wherever we can, but I don't agree with a
> high volume list meaning that the requirement is unclear.
> Perhaps we are talking about two different things here, with your
> point being about the general expectations and mine being very
> specifically about adding any code from outside the project to any
> branch of our repo.  Either way, lets write it down in more places to
> help folks remember.

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