Fwd: License (was: Re: TODO until python-ldap 2.0.0 final release)

Jens Vagelpohl jens at zope.com
Fri Aug 23 17:36:38 CEST 2002

here's guido's answer...

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org>
> Date: Fri Aug 23, 2002  11:00:57  US/Eastern
> To: Jens Vagelpohl <jens at zope.com>
> Subject: Re: Fwd: License (was: Re: TODO until python-ldap 2.0.0 final 
> release)
>> guido,
>> here's a non-technical question for you::
>> as part of preparing for the next python-ldap release michael strˆder has
>> started a cleanup of all the various licenses that hang around in the
>> python-ldap repository. his goal is to unify everything under a single
>> license and the python/PSF license looks good to all those involved.
>> now here's the hook: there is no entity that we could really name as the
>> licensor. michael asked me to ask you if there are any provisions under
>> which the python software foundation can assume the position of licensor
>> for any non-core python packages?
>> jens
> If you transfer the copyright to the PSF, sure!  We haven't quite
> figured out the right way to do that, but draft forms are here:
>   http://www.python.org/psf/psf-contributor-agreement.html
> There are some alternatives, like joint ownership, too.
> --Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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