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This was extracted (@ 2024-03-20 21:10) from a list of minutes which have been approved by the Board.
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Backlog of legal issues

22 Sep 2004

 Desired action: establishment of a legal committee/project
 which frequently reports to the board.

 * Intalio agreement for OpenORB
 * CLA amendment from U of Memphis
 * J2EE SATCK agreements?
 * Apache trademarks?
 * response to JBoss letter received October 31, 2003
 * D&O Insurance?
 * Response to EMC letter dated August 24, 2004
 * Converting currently documents (CLA, CCLA) to PDF format

 Recommended set of actions arrived at by Robyn Wagner, Greg
 Stein, and Brian Behlendorf:

 * Invite Robyn to board@ (and possibly board-private@)
   Non-privileged communication amongst ASF members.

 * Rename legal@ to legal-internal@, limiting membership to
   Board and Robyn only, for attorney-client privilege.
   Potentially invite other trusted legal advisors.

 * Encourage the use of for discussions
   related to legal issues that do not require special privilege
   or limitation to ASF members. Turn off licensing@, move
   discussion to community@.

 * Create a shell account for Robyn, with apmember group access,
   and access to all CVS and SVN repositories.  Give her
   instructions on access and time to get acquainted with

 * Status and work items to be managed via the
   foundation/legal/STATUS file rather than an issue tracker or
   other means.

 The fact that our bias is to head towards maximal internal
 transparancy to ASF members was expressed, and the above is
 intended to balance that with the legal concept of attorney/
 client privilege.  Robyn will also be at ApacheCon.

 This discussion item was tabled, but will be discussed
 on the mailing list.