[maemo-community] Council Meeting

From: robert bauer nybauer at gmail.com
Date: Sun Apr 15 17:54:44 EEST 2012
On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 10:21 AM, Andrew Flegg <andrew at bleb.org> wrote:

> On 15 April 2012 15:03, robert bauer <nybauer at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 2:43 PM, Quim Gil <quim.gil at nokia.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> There is not much to discuss about the licenses that make Maemo since
> >> Nokia has no intention to touch that now.
> >
> > Not surprising but disappointing nonetheless.
> There seem to be three distinct things being discussed, and I'm not
> sure everyone is on the same page (this is an observation, and it
> could be that *I've* got entirely the wrong end of the stick):
>  1) Create a self-governing, non-profit legal entity for maemo.org. It is
>     unclear (to me), what this would accomplish.
>  2) Relicense Maemo under a "Qt style licence". This would _appear_ to be
>     asking Nokia to open up source code they've said they haven't got the
>     staff or motivation to do.
>  3) Get a permanent licence grant for maemo.org to ship Nokia binaries
>     (e.g. flasher, firmware) and use them in the build process (SDKs in
>     autobuilder and COBS). This would have practical advantage and
>     requires formalising something permanently which is already happening.
> As for the agenda item in the next council meeting, it's 3).
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