[Linux-aus] [Fwd: [LACTTE] Grant Proposal: Feasibility Report for Customer-Enforced Licence Compliance]

James Purser james at jamespurser.com.au
Thu Dec 3 23:43:21 EST 2009

On Thu, 2009-12-03 at 22:12 +1100, Melissa Draper wrote:
> Request for Grant under the Linux Australia Grants Program
> **** Date: 16 November 2009
> **** Project Name: 
> Feasibility Report for Customer-Enforced Licence Compliance
> Output
> The output of the work would be a report on the review and an explanation of the feasibility of such an approach. 
> The report may be licensed openly (eg GPLv3) and would be drafted accordingly (this may mean that the report would be more circumspect than if it was not published openly). 

Personally I think the report should be available to everyone, why do
you think that having the report being open would require more

> Milestones:
> Report to be produced by 31 January 2010 if approved before start of December 09, 14 February if approved in December 09, otherwise within 4-6 weeks of grant approval.  
> **** Person Responsible for Request:
> Brendan Scott
> **** Request:
> Grant amount: $3,000

Again personally, this puts it out of the standard Grants programme and
into the realm of a Linux Australia project.

Also what would you envision that Linux Australia do once they have the
report in hand? Do you see a role for Linux Australia in policing this
sort of breach?

> My Contribution: Costing for this project includes 1:1 contribution of my time.
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