[Board] Board Meeting Friday

Dave McIlhagga dmcilhagga at dmsolutions.ca
Fri Jan 11 06:55:17 PST 2008


Unfortunately - I'm going to miss today's board meeting due to some  
other commitments I must attend to.

Happy New Year to everyone.


On 10-Jan-08, at 11:09 PM, Frank Warmerdam wrote:

> Chris Holmes wrote:
>> Hey, sorry I meant to reply to this earlier, but it looks like you  
>> guys already got the proper links.  As Tyler said, it's http:// 
>> docs.codehaus.org/download/attachments/9765352/010-GtCopyright- 
>> HJMversion_FINAL.odt Yes, the contributor agreement will need to  
>> be signed by an official of the foundation.  As for the legal  
>> review, this draft was done by Heather Meeker, in collaboration  
>> with Adrian.  So it was drafted by our lawyer, with input from  
>> GeoTools.  I had assumed that was enough of a legal review?  Or  
>> would you like a formal report on the issues or something? My  
>> understanding was that having her take the lead on writing it  
>> would cover the legal issues.
> Chris,
> If Heather had no concerns about the foundation signing such  
> agreements
> then I imagine it should be fine.  Barring other concerns I imagine it
> should be no problem for the board to approve this agreement.
> Depending on decisions we might make with regard to who is an officer,
> it should be practical for the GeoTools chair/liason or the ED to sign
> the agreements on behalf of the foundation.
> Best regards,
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