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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Terms of Service on Forums
Date Mon, 15 Oct 2012 01:19:09 GMT
On Sun, Oct 14, 2012 at 9:06 PM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
> This page is blank and now redirects to /license.html
>

Thanks!

-Rob

> 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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