[ZWeb] Zope.org and New zope.org status

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Sun, 12 Jan 2003 13:14:35 -0500

> >>BTW, quick point on the last part.  The reason it was put in its own
> >>CVS repository at cvs.zope.org was to allow contributors that didn't
> >>execute a contributor agreement.  Thus, this hasn't been subject
> >>(IIRC) to the ZPL.

> Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > That's not my understanding.  Do you have documentation for this?  My
> > understanding is that you need to sign an *additional* document (an
> > NDA) before you can work on NZO, due to the sensitive nature of the
> > data.

> Nope, I've never seen it.  Olivier certainly never signed one, and he 
> did the skin.  I've never seen an announcement of it.
> I can understand the privacy thing.  However, there's no need to put any 
> barriers on zope.org to get the whole ZC-joint-ownership thing going. 
> This isn't core Zope software that is being developed.  This is an 
> application of Zope.  That was the conclusion that was reached when the 
> separate repository was setup last year (in between the transition from 
> Tres' effort to my effort).
> Here's the announcement from a year ago:
>    http://lists.zope.org/pipermail/zope-web/2002-January/000965.html

Thanks.  ZC's position on this may have changed; I'll check.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)