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From Rob Weir <apa...@robweir.com>
Subject Re: [www] Ext / Temp repository stability ( was Extensions and templates site down )
Date Sun, 14 Aug 2011 17:58:54 GMT
On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 1:50 PM, Andy Brown <andy@the-martin-byrd.net> wrote:
> Rob Weir wrote:
>>
>> On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 1:06 PM, drew<drew@baseanswers.com>  wrote:
>>>
>>> [from out of left field]
>>> Would members consider transferring ownership of the current repository
>>> hosted on the OSUOSL server to a third party, perhaps created
>>> specifically to take this over, and then working with them to create the
>>> indirect reference site under the AOO project, filtering out
>>> un-acceptably licensed items as a way to achieving option #2. This would
>>> move the entire repository without needing to locate individual authors.
>>>
>>
>> I don't see how we can claim ownership of the content on the OSUOSL
>> server.  It was not part of the Oracle SGA, as far as I know.  So it
>> is not ours to give to a 3rd party.
>
> Considering the fact that the URLs are part of service.openoffice.org and
> AOOo will be getting the domains as part of the SGA, then it would seem that
> we own them, at least the name.  So the domain could be hosted any where
> that the PPMC see fit, even at OSUOSL.
>

That logic doesn't follow.  Hypothetically there could be legacy
OpenOffice.org URL's that contain Lady Gaga rips.  That doesn't mean
we have ownership of the music.

We own the URL.  We control what the URL points to.  But that doesn't
mean we own what the URL points to.

> My 2cents.
>
> Andy
>

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