Oracle Contributor Agreement FAQ?
donald.smith at oracle.com
Thu Jul 14 21:15:53 UTC 2011
Now you're just trying to rub salt in my clown-nosed wounds :). That is
the list that I thought I saw in Henri's email - this is not current and
will not be kept current, per the thread, for regional privacy reasons.
On 14/07/2011 5:09 PM, Peter B. Kessler wrote:
> Thanks for looking into this. People are allowed to take vacations!
> I have a suggestion for the FAQ, if someone is updating it: a pointer
> to the list of Contributor Agreeement signatories. That might be
> of interest to people considering signing the OCA. I don't know if
> it's "frequently asked" for, but it came up on this mailing list just
> today, as the second (as yet unanswered) question from Henri Gomez.
> ... peter
>  http://sca.java.net/CA_signatories.htm
> Donald Smith wrote:
>> I am very sorry for not responding sooner. I was out on vacation,
>> took the action to respond and then didn't get back to you.
>> The good news is that we're almost ready to address all these
>> issues. The FAQ is currently being updated, as is the OCA itself.
>> I'll ask that we put a small disclaimer on the links that it's out of
>> date, but should be updated around Aug 1.
>> - Don
>> On 07/07/2011 2:51 PM, Peter B. Kessler wrote:
>>> The OpenJDK legal page contain a reference to (a copy of?) the
>>> Oracle Contributor Agreement (cf. the more central OCA?).
>>> The OpenJDK legal page also refers to a FAQ for the OCA which
>>> might be same as the more central FAQ.
>>> By either path, the OCA FAQ contains a bunch of links that are broken:
>>> - Page 5, the "feedback through email" link points to some place
>>> on www.sun.com that bounces to a generic Oracle and Sun page.
>>> - Page 5, there is a link that says it points to version 1.5 ("in
>>> the interest of transparency"), but which in fact points to the
>>> current version, and there claim to be links to versions 1.3
>>> and 1.4, neither of which can be found on the oss.oracle.com web
>>> - Page 1 has a link to a different OCA for use by the US
>>> Government, which can't be found.
>>> What would it take to bring these documents up to date?
>>> ... peter
>>>  http://openjdk.java.net/legal/
>>>  http://openjdk.java.net/legal/oca.pdf
>>>  http://oss.oracle.com/oca.pdf
>>> (which redirects to
>>>  http://openjdk.java.net/legal/oca-faq.pdf
>>>  http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/oca-faq-405384.pdf
>>>  http://www.oracle.com/us/sun/index.htm
>>>  http://oss.oracle.com/oca-1.3.pdf
>>>  http://oss.oracle.com/oca-1.4.pdf
>>>  http://oss.oracle.com/government-oca.pdf
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