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Joining KDE

Zoltan Padrah edited this page Jun 20, 2016 · 6 revisions
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This page contains documentation and discussion about KTechLab joining KDE.

Why to join

Commitments for joining

list taken from KDE manifesto ( http://manifesto.kde.org/commitments.html ):

The KDE Project designation carries with it certain commitments:

  • Support the KDE Code of Conduct

  • There is no mandatory Contributor License Agreement

  • Technical requirements
    • The project stays true to established practices common to similar KDE projects
    • All source materials are hosted on infrastructure available to and writable by all KDE contributor accounts
    • Online services associated with the project are either hosted on KDE infrastructure or have an action plan that ensures continuity which is approved by the KDE system administration team
  • Copyrights, trademarks and patents
    • KDE licensing policy are respected
    • KDE branding guidelines are respected
    • If the authors of the software abandon it or disappear, they agree to transfer the trademark to the next maintainer
    • If the code is covered by patents registered by the project itself, those patents must be licensed freely

TODOs

DONE

  • read http://www.kde.org/code-of-conduct/
    • all reasonable here
  • There is no mandatory Contributor License Agreement
    • this is the case
  • "Online services associated with the project are either hosted on KDE infrastructure or have an action plan that ensures continuity which is approved by the KDE system administration team"
    • no services used by the application; for source code, see hosting migration
  • "If the code is covered by patents registered by the project itself, those patents must be licensed freely"
    • no patents, AFAIK
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