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From Carl Trieloff <>
Subject Re: Too many licenses? Was: [vote] Accept Glasgow
Date Mon, 07 Aug 2006 21:55:01 GMT

I placed company names after names, as the last proposal to get voted on 
did not
have company names on it and was requested to add company names. Nothing
more than that.


Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> On 8/7/06, William A. Rowe, Jr. <> wrote:
>> It's not complicated, folks.  ASF projects consist of individuals.  
>> Adding
>> company affiliations after each of the initial committers names 
>> suggests, to
>> some, that the day they move on to another company their contribution 
>> to the
>> project ends.  We understand why Cliff did so for himself (so that 
>> there would
>> be no misunderstanding that he has a vested interest, bravo), but 
>> that this
>> was propagated to the entire initial list of committers is very 
>> troubling.
> No, including the affiliations is standard practice.  This is the only
> way we can judge the diversity of the proposal.  If it's just names of
> folks off the street and everyone works at the same company (and that
> isn't disclosed), we have no way of estimating the true diversity of
> the project.  -- justin
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