[Python-Dev] Re: g_ascii_strtod/snprintf and Python

Alexander Larsson alexl at redhat.com
Fri Aug 22 03:21:59 EDT 2003

On Thu, 2003-08-14 at 20:49, Christian Reis wrote:

> Actually, you're correct. Guido replied to python-dev today (but
> unfortunately omitted you from the CC: list) the following:
>     From: Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org>
>     Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2003 07:54:19 -0700
>     Cc: python-dev at python.org
>     X-Spambayes-Classification: ham; 0.00
>     > > Which form do I need to fill out? "Proposed Contributor
>     > > Agreement" seems a bit much. I don't need a cvs account. Maybe
>     > > "Proposed Contibution Licensing Agreement"?
>     > 
>     > Well, the situation is a bit confused at the moment.  To my
>     > knowledge *noone* has signed one of these agreements yet -- I
>     > certainly haven't.
>     That's because we're still discussing them with lawyers (a year too
>     long :-( ).
>     Eventually we'll want one from you too.  In this specific case of
>     code that is known to be distributed as part of glibc as well, I
>     think it's important to have an explicit paper trail from the
>     original author (who better be the author of *all* lines he's
>     contributing to us :-).
>     I recommend that he sign the Proposed Contribution Licensing
>     Agreement.
>     --Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
> So, being Guido the BDFL, I'd take his word on it. I think the process
> would be filling out the form, mailing it and dropping a note to
> python-dev at python.org (or replying to the original mail) letting people
> know that the form has been sent. I'll try and take care of the rest
> from there (and I'll let you know if something has come up).

I mailed this today.

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