[OpenID board] Motion: allow use of OpenID trademark on Google Code (part 1 of 2)

Johannes Ernst jernst at netmesh.us
Fri May 29 20:52:41 UTC 2009

Could you clarify just what you mean when you say "the OpenID  
libraries". Last time I checked there were many such libraries from  
many projects / individuals / companies. Do you mean all of them  
should migrate to Google code?!?

On May 29, 2009, at 12:25, Chris Messina wrote:

> We've batted around the idea of moving the OpenID libraries to  
> Google Code for some time [1] and I'd like to make a motion to make  
> this happen.
> My goals are to:
> increase the visibility of and convenience of access to the OpenID  
> libraries
> increase activity and community involvement in contributions to the  
> OpenID libraries
> make use of more collaboration-friendly source control systems  
> (GitHub can be used as a feeder to the mainline Google Code repo)
> 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)
> move away from darcs for simply checking out copies of the libraries
> 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.
> Chris
> [1] http://openid.net/pipermail/board/2009-March/001964.html
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