[occi-wg] ElasticHosts statement on Patent Licensing relating to OCCI
samj at samj.net
Wed May 27 14:11:46 CDT 2009
On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 7:17 PM, Thijs Metsch <Thijs.Metsch at sun.com> wrote:
> > > FWIW the OGF IPR policy is drawn into the membership agreement so
> > > member companies are covered across the board...
> > Does our having signed up to this make any difference? Thijs? Alexis?
> Well not really (but do not nail me on this statement) In the history of
> OGF this doesn't have to happen a lot. And until we are not pushing Sun
> Cloud APi into the OGF group we are fine without an signed statement.
As you say, if we're not importing any APIs wholesale we should be fine -
most of what we'd incorporate passes the obviousness
it's just when people start talking about commercial APIs as
"starting points" that I break out into a cold sweat.
Very happy to see some good progress made with this today... we've got a
solid start and plenty of places to pull in refinements.
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