[OpenID board] Motion: allow use of OpenID trademark on Google Code (part 1 of 2)
chris.messina at gmail.com
Fri May 29 19:36:59 UTC 2009
Ok, thanks for the clarification.
Even better then: the motion really comes down to what Dewitt just outlined
-- that the foundation is cool with (i.e. "knows about and endorses") having
OpenID^tm used on the Google Code site.
On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 12:30 PM, DeWitt Clinton <dewitt at google.com> wrote:
> FWIW, I'm all in favor of this and I'm happy to flip the bit and add
> members to project ASAP. I simply want to ensure that, from a trademark
> perspective, the OIDF officially knows about and endorses this use. It's
> not actually granting Google any rights -- it's just saying that the OIDF is
> cool with its members using 'openid.googlecode.com' to host some work.
> (So if I had a vote, it'd be +1.)
> On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 12:25 PM, Chris Messina <chris.messina at gmail.com>wrote:
>> We've batted around the idea of moving the OpenID libraries to Google Code
>> for some time  and I'd like to make a motion to make this happen.
>> My goals are to:
>> 1. increase the visibility of and convenience of access to the OpenID
>> 2. increase activity and community involvement in contributions to the
>> OpenID libraries
>> 3. make use of more collaboration-friendly source control systems
>> (GitHub can be used as a feeder to the mainline Google Code repo)
>> 4. make sure that we have a transparent mechanism for recording and
>> assigning bugs (OpenIDEnabled.com's trac setup returns a 404 for the login
>> page: http://trac.openidenabled.com/trac/login, and an account is
>> required to submit new tickets)
>> 5. move away from darcs for simply checking out copies of the
>> 6. etc.
>> So, this motion boils down to granting Google the right to use the OpenID
>> trademark on the Google Code project.
>> If this motion passes, Dewitt will unlock the project and assign myself,
>> Dave Recordon, Will Norris, Luke Shepard and Brian Ellin as the initial
>> project admins.
>> I will commit to migrating the content on OpenIDEnabled.com to either the
>> Google Code wiki or the OpenID wiki itself.
>> So, with that, I look forward to your +1's.
>>  http://openid.net/pipermail/board/2009-March/001964.html
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