Re: Dev lead

From: Alan Dechert <adechert_at_earthlink_dot_net>
Date: Mon Aug 25 2003 - 11:58:30 CDT

David,

Thanks again for your attention and dedication.

As I mentioned, I will go along with whatever license arrangement you, Doug,
and Arthur decide upon. Matt has administrative rights so maybe he could
post whatever it is you want at SF.

Alan

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Mertz" <voting-project@gnosis.cx>
To: <voting-project@lists.sonic.net>
Sent: Monday, August 25, 2003 9:39 AM
Subject: [voting-project] Dev lead

> "Alan Dechert" <adechert@earthlink.net> wrote:
> |I don't know much about Dev right now. David knows the current status
> |best.
>
> I probably know less than you might imagine. I hadn't seen Anand's
> website, but knew his general feeling. I do not have the source code
> Anand wrote, but I think Matt does. However, it cannot be uploaded
> until the explicit copyright license is finally placed at sourceforge[*]
>
> I am reluctant to take on the dev lead position for several reasons.
> Partly it's the same license concern Anand has, partly it's time
> commitments, partly it's some odd psychological thing on my part. But
> if Jeff Wright is willing to do that, I believe that is wonderful all
> the way around. Plus, since he's a UC academic, that looks good for NSF
> proposal.
>
> [*] I haven't heard back from FSF with an opinion. Perhaps I will; but
> I think in the meanwhile we should post our license (EVMPL=GPL+Jones
> clause) VERY explicitly and prominently on the sourceforge page.
>
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