Re: Proposed New Note Well

Scott Bradner <sob@sobco.com> Wed, 06 April 2016 22:37 UTC

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Subject: Re: Proposed New Note Well
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imo - the 2nd pp is not duplicative - consider that the whole current note we’ll is just covering “what is a contribution”
and the question of what “participating”” is has been a contentious issue for a long time

Scott

> On Apr 6, 2016, at 6:33 PM, Pete Resnick <presnick@qti.qualcomm.com> wrote:
> 
> Two things, neither earth-shattering:
> 
> Jari did say he thought it was still too long. The second paragraph (mentioning the patent policy) seems duplicative with what's in the second bullet and the list at the bottom. And of course the top-level message should be that first bullet: You have to follow all of the rules. Let's just strike the second paragraph.
> 
> In addition to the pointer to the documents at the bottom (which I presume will be links when this thing appears in HTML), it would be great to have a link to https://www.ietf.org/ombudsteam <https://www.ietf.org/ombudsteam> placed next to the line regarding anti-harassment procedures. That'll let people also find the IESG Statement and other info.
> 
> pr
> 
> On 21 Mar 2016, at 13:51, IESG Secretary wrote:
> 
> Note Well
> 
> This is a reminder of IETF policies in effect on various topics such as
> patents or code of conduct. It is only meant to point you in the right
> direction. Exceptions may apply.
> 
> The IETF's patent policy and the definition of an IETF "contribution"
> and "participation" are set forth in BCP 79; please read it carefully.
> 
> As a reminder:
> 
> • By participating in the IETF, you agree to follow IETF processes and
> policies.
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> Definitive information is in the documents listed below and other IETF
> BCPs. For advice, please talk to WG chairs or ADs:
> ​
> BCP 9 (Internet Standards Process)
> ​BCP 25 (Working Group processes)
> BCP 25 (Anti-Harassment Procedures)
> BCP 54 (Code of Conduct)
> ​BCP 78 (Copyright)
> ​BCP 79 (Patents, Participation)
> TBD (Privacy)
> 
> -- 
> Pete Resnick http://www.qualcomm.com/~presnick/ <http://www.qualcomm.com/%7Epresnick/>
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