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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: Terms of Service on Forums
Date Mon, 15 Oct 2012 01:06:47 GMT
This page is blank and now redirects to /license.html

If someone cares to change it go ahead.

Regards,
Dave

On Oct 14, 2012, at 5:28 PM, Rob Weir wrote:

> A quick reminder.  The support forums are still pointing to Oracle's
> Policies and Terms of Use document:
> 
> http://www.openoffice.org/terms_of_use
> 
> This is inappropriate, inaccurate, confusing and quite possibly
> improper.  It is also embarrassing for our project to have a Terms of
> Use page that starts:
> 
> "1. INTRODUCTION. 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")."
> 
> (Nothing against Oracle, of course, but it is embarrassing that this
> page is still here 8 months after I first reported it,)
> 
> I've made several good faith attempts at proposing a replacement over
> the past year, but all were lost in bottomless bikeshedding.   I'm not
> going to waste my time on this yet another time.  Hopefully someone on
> the PMC feels empowered to take my past proposal and run with it, or
> create an alternative and resolve this issue.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> -Rob
> 
> On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 7:44 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> 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


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