License questions.

Michael van der Gulik mikevdg at
Tue Jan 15 23:03:32 UTC 2008

On Jan 16, 2008 11:31 AM, Andreas Raab <andreas.raab at> wrote:

> tim Rowledge wrote:
> > On 15-Jan-08, at 2:11 PM, Andreas Raab wrote:
> >> tim Rowledge wrote:
> >>>> HP? Can you point to any code that is in Squeak which you believe is
> >>>> owned by HP?
> >>> I'm guessing (and only guessing right now) that lawyers would tell us
> >>> that any code written by you folks whilst employed by HP belongs to
> HP.
> >>> Do I remember explicitly what that code might include? NFW.
> >>
> >> Well, then let me be very clear: *All* the relevant code that Ian and
> >> I have written while being HP employees was contributed to the Croquet
> >> project. *All* the code contributed to the Croquet project by HP was
> >> approved by the OSS approval board inside HP to be contributed under
> >> the MIT license.
> > That is extremely interesting and good news. How about other people that
> > were at HP? Is there any chance of a copy of whatever documentation is
> > involved to show the SFLC lawyers? Is there any hope that Disney did the
> > same?
> I'm not sure what "other people" you are referring to. As for
> documentation, you should ask Kim since she probably has the email
> address of the lawyer we were working with handy (although I'm pretty
> sure you can find the OSS board and an email address with a Google
> search). For Disney, same answer - ask Kim, she is the contact point for
> inquiries regarding license etc.

Has she been asked recently about the status of the Disney contributions?
I'd like to ask her, but I don't want to annoy her by being the dozenth
person today to ask.


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