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SubjectRe: RFC: reviewer's statement of oversight
On Mon, 8 Oct 2007 19:30:54 -0400
"J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@fieldses.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 08, 2007 at 04:43:10PM -0600, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
> > + (e) I understand and agree that this project and the contribution are
> > + public and that a record of the contribution (including my Reviewed-by
> > + tag and any associated public communications) is maintained
> > + indefinitely and may be redistributed consistent with this project or
> > + the open source license(s) involved.
>
> Is this paragraph really necessary? (For example, is there some history
> of problems that this is addressing?)

It was added between 1.0 and 1.1 to ensure that there were no awkward
interactions with various privacy and data protection laws by making sure
the submitter understands it is a public record and is contributing on
that basis.
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