[OpenID board] [OpenID] Helping the Foundation Answer Everyone's Questions

Nat Sakimura n-sakimura at nri.co.jp
Wed Feb 20 05:01:59 UTC 2008

Thanks David.

This is a long awaited list of the links that helps with the transparency.
Before this, it was very opaque.

It would be even better to post this to the web site, I think,
since people not on this list will see this.



David Recordon wrote:
> Hey all,
> Been catching up on all the threads the past few days and first just
> want to say how great it is to see the excitement and energy around
> the OpenID Foundation!  That said, I certainly understand that this
> announcement has raised more questions around the Foundation, it's
> bylaws, processes, etc.
> Below are a list of links which should be helpful, though it would be
> great if you could help us figure out what we need to link from http://openid.net/foundation/
> .
>   - IPR overview - http://openid.net/foundation/intellectual-property/
>   - Why the IPR policy and process - http://openid.net/pipermail/legal/2007-September/000032.html
>   - IPR Non-Assertion Agreements for Entities and Individuals (covers
> through OpenID 2.0) - http://openid.net/ipr/Non-Assertion-Agreement/
>   - IPR Policy and Process (for new spec working groups) - http://openid.net/ipr/
>   - Executed IPR Non-Assertion Agreements (not all from the corporate
> board members have been uploaded yet) - http://openid.net/ipr/Non-Assertion-Agreement/executed/
> Foundation
>   - Articles of Incorporation with the state of Oregon (http://openid.net/pipermail/board/2007-May/000274.html
> ) - http://openid.net/pipermail/board/attachments/20070514/5e362134/attachment-0001.pdf
>   - Basic policies and procedures - http://openid.net/board/p-and-p/OpenID-Policies-and-Procedures.pdf
>   - Board Meeting Minutes - http://wiki.openid.net/Special:Contributions/Martin
>   - Membership agreement - http://openid.net/board/members/
> I hope this helps to show that we really are trying to be transparent
> and public with everything that we're doing, but I'm certainly willing
> to admit that we didn't do a great job making all of this information
> easy to find. :)
> Cheers,
> --David
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Nat Sakimura (=nat)
Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. 

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