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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: Terms of Service on Forums
Date Wed, 04 Jul 2012 02:44:19 GMT

On Tue, 2012-07-03 at 22:32 -0400, Rob Weir wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 10:18 PM, drew jensen <drewjensen.inbox@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2012-07-03 at 19:44 -0400, Rob Weir wrote:
> >> Can someone take ownership of this issue?
> >>
> >> https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=118939
> >>
> >> Look at http://user.services.openoffice.org/en/forum/index.php
> >>
> >> Then to the footer and the "Policies and Terms of Use".
> >>
> >> This links to this page:  http://www.openoffice.org/terms_of_use
> >>
> >> That starts with "This Site and its contents are made available by
> >> Oracle America, Inc. for and on behalf of itself and its subsidiaries
> >> and affiliates under common control ("Oracle")"
> >>
> >> It is nearly all wrong.  I consider a graduation issue that we get
> >> this remedied.
> >>
> >> Would it make sense to harmonize the terms with the wiki?  Both allow
> >> user/non-committer contributions.
> >>
> >>
> >> -Rob
> >
> > Perhaps I'm mistaken - but - I thought it was rather decided to just let
> > the TOU continue pointing to the main website page, the idea being fix
> > it and cover the OO.o website site, forums and media wiki also.
> >
> 
> Are you not seeing what I'm seeing?  The TOU does not currently point
> to the main website page.
> 
> Go to the forum and look at the bottom of the page where it says "By
> any use of this Website, you agree to be bound by these Policies and
> Terms of Use".  Then click the link and read.
> 
> Continuing with what is there is entirely out of the question, right?
> It is Oracle's terms of use, assigning rights of the content to
> Oracle.
> 
> Please someone tell me that they are also seeing this.

Yes - it goes to the page on the website - a page I tried to get people
to look at for fixup months ago - but there was no interest in doing so
at the time, and yes as it stands it is just wrong.

So fix that page and the problem is gone isn't it.

I'm agreeing with you - it's time to fix it.

//drew

> 
> -Rob
> 
> 
> 
> > I suppose it's simply time now to actually re-write the TOU page on the
> > main website and reap the rewards for all three services.
> >
> > //drew
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 



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