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From "Raphael Bircher" <>
Subject Re: ASF hosted binaries collecting user data without an explicit opt-in
Date Fri, 09 Jun 2017 05:44:32 GMT
Hi Roman, Greg, *

Am .06.2017, 07:20 Uhr, schrieb Roman Shaposhnik <>:

> On Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 10:15 PM, Greg Stein <> wrote:
>> I recall a company that started to list out each of things NOT to do.  
>> Item
>> after item after item, to develop a policy. After a few dozen such, one  
>> guy
>> piped up, "this is ridiculous" ... It just isn't tractable. So he  
>> suggested
>> a simple replacement:
>> Do no evil.
> Should we add that to our release policy? Will VP Legal go along with  
> that?
> Seriously, on one hand I see folks saying here that clarfiying what is  
> and isn't
> acceptable is useful. On the other hand, I see your reaction that can  
> only
> be described as "duh! what policy -- its just common sense".
> I actually do not think it is common sense anymore -- I do think it  
> needs to be
> documented.
> However, this won't be the first time when what I feel passionate about  
> is
> ignored by the "official ASF" -- not a biggie -- you guys are the  
> bosses. I just
> need to learn to care less.

No we should not care less. We should care more. But adding new policy  
don't means, that this never happened again. I think, more important then  
policy is to have the eyes open. And that's the task of us all.

Regards, Raphael

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