Friday, 2 January 2015

Re: [Ubuntu-bugcontrol] Please, consider reflecting on the Canonical Contributor Agreement

On 2015-01-02 13:37, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> Fact is it's causing external groups to stay away from contributing to
> Canonical projects (which contributes to the tautology that the CLA is
> reasonable because Canonical is the primary/sole contributor). If you
> want a
> specific example, the CLA is the only reason SDDM is the KDM
> replacement in
> Plasma 5 and not LightDM.

And the reason why an annoying refresh bug on Nvidia hardware is not yet
fixed in compiz. (It's much much harder to sign a CLA when legal
departments are involved.)

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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