[python-committers] [PSF-Members] [Fwd: Re: Push rights for Ross Lagerwall]

Jesse Noller jnoller at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 13:46:44 CET 2011

On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 7:42 AM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
>> > No, sorry, that doesn't parse.
>> > We don't need an explanation, we need a *solution*. Nobody cares about
>> > explanations when most online projects accept patches and enrole
>> > committers freely.
>> While I agree with you that we need to do this better; don't interpret
>> what "other projects do" as "doing it right".
> They definitely do it right from a social perspective.

And probably not from a legal perspective. Ask anyone who has tried to
relicense a project and attempted to track down old willy nilly
contributors, or been forced to got and get CLAs after the fact.

I completely agree with you - we have to make this process modern, and
simple. We just disagree on if it's necessary or not.

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