[development] Logging of IRC Channels?

Gerhard Killesreiter gerhard at killesreiter.de
Mon Oct 9 12:50:24 UTC 2006

Gerhard Killesreiter wrote:
> Dries Buytaert wrote:
>> On 09 Oct 2006, at 13:39, Karoly Negyesi wrote:
>>>> Can we remove the ban on "talk of consultancy fees" as well?
>>> No. 
>>> http://lists.drupal.org/pipermail/consulting/2006-March/000598.html , 
>>> see I don't understand the "Pricing" issue?  Note that I am not a US 
>>> lawyer and I am not willing to even discuss this, and if I err here 
>>> then I rather err on the safe side. Use private messages to talk 
>>> about fees.
>> If companies want to exchange this information in public channels then 
>> that is _their_ business -- even if it is an illegal one.  It is not 
>> our task to control or protect them or to make sure they abide to 
>> (American) law.  Racism is not allowed either -- should we put that in 
>> the channel topic too?  Please, let's get rid of these silly rules.
> The theory is that by discussing pricing in #drupal any US citizen (even 
> if not participating) would somehow be magically tainted and fall prey 
> to the local anti trust laws.
> Of course I a) don't subscribe to this point of view, b) don't care at 
> all, and c) like the idea to remove the silly notice.

Which had d) already happened. d'oh.


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