Regarding SageTV Compliance.
cdibona at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 01:35:51 CEST 2011
It's likely that I couldn't say anything that is both correct and legal
(mergers are very complex from a regulatory standpoint) . But that said, I
honestly have no clue what the plans are.
On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 1:31 PM, curriegrad2004 <curriegrad2004 at gmail.com>wrote:
> So what is google planning to do with Sage TV at the moment. Or is it
> <silenced> information?
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 12:07 PM, Chris DiBona <cdibona at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Honestly, I mostly do it to still my own rapid pulse. Acquisitions and
> > compliance are a very difficult thing to get right. I will also say that
> > try to post here from time to time if for no other reason so that people
> > know who to speak to in the event we make a mistake in compliance (And
> > how we can fix a problem, when/if it occurs)
> > Chris
> > On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 11:53 AM, Robinson Tryon <
> bishop.robinson at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 1:16 PM, Chris DiBona <cdibona at gmail.com>
> >> > Hi all;
> >> >
> >> > As you might have noticed, we announced our acquistion of SageTV.over
> >> > the
> >> > weekend. The SageTV webiste is a bit helter skelter right now, but we
> >> > reviewed their open source compliance and ensured they were in a good
> >> > state
> >> > pre-close of the deal. I didn't want anyone thinking that the website
> >> > changes would keep us from maintaining compliance with the open source
> >> > software that sites on the sagetv boxes.
> >> Thanks!
> >> >
> >> > You can find the mirror of all applicable code here;
> >> >
> >> > http://download.sagetv.com/pubcode/hd300/
> >> > http://download.sagetv.com/pubcode/sagetv/
> >> >
> >> > Documentation errors have also been resolved.
> >> >
> >> I must say that it's quite refreshing to have a preemptive ping from a
> >> distributor of GPLed software -- imagine how much easier GPL
> >> compliance would be if companies were even half as responsive!
> >> Oh well, one can certainly dream...
> >> :-)
> >> --R
> > --
> > Open Source Programs Manager, Google Inc.
> > Google's Open Source program can be found at http://code.google.com
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Open Source Programs Manager, Google Inc.
Google's Open Source program can be found at http://code.google.com
Personal Weblog: http://dibona.com
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