[OpenID board] CONTRIBUTION AGREEMENT

sakimura at gmail.com sakimura at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 01:01:28 UTC 2008


Thanks Durrmond and Mike.

I also want to join PAPE WG as well.

08/02/26 に Mike Jones<Michael.Jones at microsoft.com> さんは書きました:
> I also agree that it would be good to cover this on the board call since we
> also need to form a work group to complete the PAPE specification, which I'd
> like to have start within weeks, not months.
>
>                                 Thanks,
>                                 -- Mike
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: board-bounces at openid.net [mailto:board-bounces at openid.net] On Behalf
> Of Drummond Reed
> Sent: Monday, February 25, 2008 4:06 PM
> To: board at openid.net
> Subject: Re: [OpenID board] CONTRIBUTION AGREEMENT
>
> I agree with Nat -- the Contribution Agreements all work in the past. How
> specifically does a new working group start its work and obtain contribution
> agreements for new work going forward?
>
> This is fairly urgent topic as Nat and others want to propose new work and
> get started.
>
> Scott, can you add that to the agenda for this Thursday's board telecon?
>
> Thanks,
>
> =Drummond
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: board-bounces at openid.net [mailto:board-bounces at openid.net] On Behalf
> > Of Nat Sakimura
> > Sent: Saturday, February 23, 2008 7:49 PM
> > To: board at openid.net
> > Cc: general at openid.net
> > Subject: Re: [OpenID board] CONTRIBUTION AGREEMENT
> >
> > Since this mail is rather long, here is the excecutive summary.
> >
> > (0) I want to start contributing and thus sign the contribution agreement.
> > (1) The current non-assertion agreement is only for the works of the past.
> > (2) Therefore, it does not work for the new contributions on a new work
> > group.
> > (3) Which document shall I sign for making contributions?
> >
> > Following is the detail:
> >
> > http://openid.net/ipr/Non-Assertion-
> > Agreement/OpenID_IP_Contribution_Agreement_(Entities)_20071205.pdf
> >
> > The document is specifically for the Specifications which is defined
> > as in section 1 (g)
> >
> > (g) "Specifications"  means  solely  the  indicated  versions  of  the
> >  following  documents  (each  of  which,  as  of  the
> > Effective  Date,  is  located  at  the  indicated  URL):  (i) OpenID
> > Authentication  1.1  (http://openid.net/specs/openid‐
> > authentication‐1_1.html);;  (ii) OpenID  Simple  Registration
> > Extension  1.0  (http://openid.net/specs/openid‐simple‐
> > registration‐extension‐1_0.html);;  (iii) OpenID  Authentication  2.0
> > -  Implementer's  Draft  12
> > (http://openid.net/specs/openid‐authentication‐2_0‐12.html);  (v)
> > Yadis  Discovery  Protocol  1.0
> > (http://yadis.org/papers/yadis‐v1.0.pdf);  and  (vi) OpenID  Attribute
> >  Exchange  -  Draft  8
> > (http://openid.net/specs/openid‐attribute‐exchange‐1_0‐08.html).
> >
> > Moreover, "Contribution" is defined in section 1(a) as
> >
> > (a) "Contributions"  means  any  written  communication  made  by  or
> > on  behalf  of  Contributor  before  the  Effective Date and intended
> > for inclusion in a Specification.
> >
> > Note that Effective Date is the date of signing this agreement.
> >
> > So it does not include the future proposed specification at all, from
> > what I see.
> > To this extent, I do not think this agreement can be used to initiate
> > a new Work Group specified in the spec. process document. In fact,
> > none of us, including those who have signed this contribution
> > agreement can start contributing for new things at all, if my
> > interpretation is right (and I think I am right.)
> >
> >
> > =nat
> >
> >
> > 2008/2/20, Nat Sakimura <n-sakimura at nri.co.jp>:
> > > Hi all:
> > >
> > >  I have looked at:
> > >  http://openid.net/ipr/Non-Assertion-
> > Agreement/OpenID_IP_Contribution_Agreement_(Entities)_20071205.pdf
> > >
> > >  Looks like it is not the general case. (If I am not reading it wrong,
> > it
> > >  only covers "the Specifications")
> > >
> > >  If I were to start a WG process, the contributors need to submit
> > >  Contribution Agreement as par IPR Policy. Which particular document
> > >  should I submit?
> > >
> > >  Regards,
> > >
> > >
> > >  --
> > >  Nat Sakimura (=nat)
> > >  Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.
> > >
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> > --
> > Nat Sakimura (=nat)
> > http://www.sakimura.org/en/
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