[cfe-dev] Status of SEH?

Daniel Berlin dannyb at google.com
Thu Jan 30 14:57:08 PST 2014

On Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 2:34 PM, Alp Toker <alp at nuanti.com> wrote:
> On 30/01/2014 22:06, Daniel Berlin wrote:
>> Actually, the policy actually says the right thing, you removed  a
>> sentence, which says:
>> "Please contact the oversight group for more details."
> To be clear, I didn't remove this sentence -- it's some way down in the
> paragraph and pertains to receiving details from the oversight group,
> whereas the section about providing notification pertains to "us", the LLVM
> community.
> This is grammatically clear and unambiguous so if it's not the intention,
> that needs to be reworded.

Don't take this the wrong way, but most people would still understand
that this probably means "don't talk about patents except to the
oversight group".  There are roughly no open source projects where the
rule is "talk about patents all you like on random development mailing

>> This because patents are not to be discussed in "a visible forum for
>> contributors".
>> So let's be 100% clear:
>> Do not discuss patents or infringement on this list, or any other llvm
>> mailing list.
>> If you have concerns around patents, contact the oversight group.
> Thanks, please nominate my organisation to the oversight group. We've been
> advised that we need to stay informed both as a major upstream contributor
> and as a downstream distributor.

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