[PATCH] Developer policy amendment re. non-disclosure

Rafael EspĂ­ndola rafael.espindola at gmail.com
Fri Oct 18 07:38:53 PDT 2013

> Honestly, if it was reasonable to blanket ban disclaimers on the
> mailing list, i'd be first in line (on principle alone).  But it's
> really not clear what it will achieve past making it more difficult
> for some people to contribute.   If the concern is the possible effect
> they have, the wording i proposed should take care of that[1].  If the
> concern is just that they are annoying, I don't think they reach that
> level yet.  Maybe someday they will (try joining a mailing list with
> lawyers sometime), and we should deal with it then.  If there is some
> other concern here i'm missing, I'd certainly like to hear what it is
> :)

No other concern other than the annoyance, but why you think it is
unreasonable? If I remember correctly, the gcc mailings lists have a
filter to detect and block emails with these footers.


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