I've been told to send this one also to the mailing list, so here it
goes.

Ciao
        Paolo
--- Begin Message ---
On ven, 2008-09-12 at 21:41 +0530, Srinivasa Ragavan wrote:
> Hey Paolo,
> 
> As you are aware, we are in the process of re-licensing(See the attached 
> mail), we are
> now contacting all the code committers for explicit permission mails. We have 
> completed
> contacting almost 85% of the people. You have also committed some amount of 
> code for 
> Evolution. Can you approve the license change for the code you wrote?
> 
> Looking forward for much more contributions from you :-)
> 

I think I only committed *after* you announced the relicensing :-)

That said, sure, I give permission to relicense any contribution I made.

Paolo

> -Srini.
> 
> 
> Messaggio email attachment, "Forwarded message - Evolution: Taking
> forward..."
> > -------- Forwarded Message --------
> > From: Srinivasa Ragavan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED], evolution-hackers@gnome.org
> > Subject: Evolution: Taking forward...
> > Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 04:21:56 -0600
> > 
> > Hello guys,
> > 
> > We have had a set of problems that we are carrying around for some time 
> > like :
> > 
> >       * Copyright assignments, which is not the best way looking for the 
> > future of Evolution. It sucks and sort of limits contributions to Evolution 
> > and we wanted to drop it.
> >       * The current licensing incompatibility issues of Evolution with 
> > Samba4/libmapi (GPLv3). Evolution needs to link with libmapi/samba4 for the 
> > new mapi based connector being developed for Exchange 2007.
> >  
> > So here is the plan :
> > 
> >       * Drop Evolution copyright assignments and make it really easy to 
> > contribute to Evolution
> >       * Move Evolution licensing to  "LGPL v2 and LGPL v3" to let us re-use 
> > the code more easily around the platform.  This also moves us closer to 
> > Thunderbird's MPL/LGPL model. 
> > 
> > We think this is good for Evolution and (of course) we continue to invest 
> > in Evolution. We are also working to ensure we have the rights to 
> > re-license all of the code. We will do the licensing/header changes as we 
> > audit the code ownership situation.
> > 
> > It would be really helpful if you can post a public/explicit mail with 
> > permissions to do it, or code pointers - if you think you wrote a piece of 
> > Evolution code & object.
> > 
> > We are really excited about this and we feel this would really help 
> > Evolution a lot. We need your support now for making this change and to 
> > take Evolution to great heights.
> > 
> > ´╗┐Thanks for your contributions and support.
> > 
> > -Srini.
> > _______________________________________________
> > desktop-devel-list mailing list
> > [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/desktop-devel-list

--- End Message ---
_______________________________________________
Evolution-hackers mailing list
Evolution-hackers@gnome.org
http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/evolution-hackers

Reply via email to