[development] Logging of IRC Channels?
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?
>>> 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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