[cfe-dev] Status of SEH?
dannyb at google.com
Thu Jan 30 14:06:40 PST 2014
Actually, the policy actually says the right thing, you removed a
sentence, which says:
"Please contact the oversight group for more details."
This because patents are not to be discussed in "a visible forum for
So let's be 100% clear:
Do not discuss patents or infringement on this list, or any other llvm
If you have concerns around patents, contact the oversight group.
On Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 1:58 PM, Chandler Carruth <chandlerc at google.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 1:57 PM, Alp Toker <alp at nuanti.com> wrote:
>> On 30/01/2014 21:40, C. Bergström wrote:
>> Bringing it up in the appropriate media and forum is the key here.
>> Chandler is correct we don't want any legal discussions here. It will at
>> best only bring out trolls and armchair lawyers. Maybe the policy could be
>> revised to have legal inquiries directed somewhere
>> Yeah. Until we have an opt-in forum for such topics, the mailing list
>> remains the only visible forum for contributors. This isn't great, but it's
>> a reality and puts everyone in an uncomfortable situation.
>> If we don't want to receive such notifications, the only way to achieve
>> that is a change to the policy to invert the meaning:
>> "we expect contributors [not] to notify us of any potential for
>> patent-related trouble with their changes (including from third parties)"
>> Chandler, is that more in line with that you had in mind?
>> I don't mind what wording is used in the developer policy as long as it's
>> consistent with the way we treat newcomers to the project.
>> the browser experts
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