meeting tomorrow/Thursday

J Lovejoy

just realized this only went to Richard.  See corrected meeting time/zones below!

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From: J Lovejoy <opensource@...>
Subject: Re: meeting tomorrow/Thursday
Date: November 28, 2018 at 9:55:47 PM MST
To: Richard Fontana <rfontana@...>

here’s the source of truth:

which I usually try not to “quote”!  I know it’s 10am Mountain Time, but I’m the only one in MT, so tried to “translate” to more common time zones (unsuccessfully, its appears in this case!)

so, let me re-phase: the meeting is at 10am MT (9am PT, noon ET, - which should also be 5pm UK time, and 6pm central European time)

Thanks for the catch!


On Nov 28, 2018, at 9:52 PM, Richard Fontana <rfontana@...> wrote:

Should that be 12 noon Eastern time? (or 8am Pacific?)

From: "J Lovejoy" <opensource@...>
To: "SPDX-legal" <spdx-legal@...>
Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 11:20:10 PM
Subject: meeting tomorrow/Thursday

Hi all,

We’ll be back on our regularly scheduled call tomorrow/Thursday at 9am Pacific time / 11am Eastern time / 5pm Central European time. 
Optional dial in number: 415-881-1586
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We scheduled for this meeting to discuss the way to refer to license exception or “additional permissions” in a broader way. I have drafted some proposed changes to the way we describe this part of the SPDX License List in a Google doc, using tracked changes as compared to the current text. You can see that here:

If you are unable to view that link, the basic premise is to replace “exception” with “license modifier” to use a more neutral and inclusive term. (attempts to download in .pdf or .odt did not include the tracked changes… grrr)

We will also discuss specific requests for:
the Linux kernel enforcement statement - 

the GPL Cooperation Commitment -

as well as the variants for the Google patent grant - 

I’m sorry I didn’t send this sooner to enable some pre-meeting email discussion, but would greatly appreciate if people could have a look at these items prior to the call so we can hit the ground running.


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