[cabfpub] IPR Exclusion notices
gerv at mozilla.org
Tue May 3 10:51:21 MST 2016
On 03/05/16 18:11, Dean Coclin wrote:
> I think you make my point by using the word, "seems" in front of both
> conclusions that you draw.
Sorry, I was being British and understating. My point is that it doesn't
seem that the rules were ambiguous.
> Why force participants to draw inexact conclusions
> when we can easily fix this with a ballot.
If you want to fix this with a ballot, without saying I support such a
move, the best ballot would be the most limited - the one which rules on
precisely the two disclosures which are in question.
> I'm actually surprised that our IPR policy, given past and numerous
> discussions about making all things CA/B Forum public, only says that the
> exclusion notice has to be provided to the Chair. Am I the only one amazed by
> that? Am I misinterpreting something?
It is a little surprising, but the CAB Forum has been on a journey
towards greater transparency, and sometimes the consequences of rare
things are missed.
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