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