[LEDE-DEV] [OpenWrt-Devel] merge: add OpenWrt branding

Hans Dedecker dedeckeh at gmail.com
Tue Oct 24 12:47:05 PDT 2017

On Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 7:17 PM, Mathias Kresin <dev at kresin.me> wrote:
> 2017-10-24 16:59 GMT+02:00 Zoltan HERPAI <wigyori at uid0.hu>:
>> Hi Jo,
>> On Tue, 24 Oct 2017, Jo-Philipp Wich wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> comments inline.
>>>> Signed-off-by: Imre Kaloz <kaloz at openwrt.org>
>>> Given the fact that we explicitely wanted to avoid @openwrt.org mails
>>> and that this was one of the discussion points leading to the split I
>>> find it delicate to seal the merging commit with exactly such a S-o-b.
>>> Combined with ...
>>>  $ git log --author "Imre Kaloz <kaloz at openwrt.org>" --format=%cD -1
>>>  Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:42:06 +0200
>>> ... this looks to me like nothing was learned from past experiences and
>>> that all that matters here is having the own name attached to the work
>>> being done.
>> LEDE does have patches in the tree s-o-b-ed and accepted like this dated
>> January '17. (f24ffb901e0408917748773b883841eca52eea05)
>> "*) email accounts
>> - currently there are around ~20 active openwrt.org mail accounts (the 3
>> owrt devs would like to keep theirs active)
>> - turn all the webmaster@, hostmaster@, ... accounts into aliases that
>> anyone with voting rights can be subscribed to
>> - ask those people that are no longer active to voluntarily give up their
>> accounts
>> - mail addresses may under no conditions be used for any personal business,
>> consultancy, applying for jobs, ... purposes
>> - any mail sent from an openwrt.org account needs to adhere the trademark
>> policy and should only be used for FOSS purposes"
>> In my view, this is FOSS purpose rather than anything else.
> Can't we just find some kind of gentleman/ladies agreement to not use
> the mail addresses in public? I mean, I never got why these three
> people insists on using their mail addresses for anything other than
> receiving mail/as a forwarder.
> As soon as someone starts to use a @openwrt.org mail address,
> basically all other are forced to do so as well. Otherwise the way it
> comes across is N @openwrt.org core devs + X people committing as
> well. Which I'm quite sure is what nobody wants to see.
> my two cents
> Mathias
I agree with Mathias can't we find a better consensus on the usage of
the openwrt mail address ?
Now it looks like 3 people officially represent the project next to
the other developers; this will only cause friction in the future.


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