[Foundation-l] Confidentiality agreement with FSF

Jimmy Wales jwales at wikia.com
Tue Apr 15 17:31:37 UTC 2008

Thomas Dalton wrote:
> On 15/04/2008, Jimmy Wales <jwales at wikia.com> wrote:
>> Thomas Dalton wrote:
>>  > On 15/04/2008, Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org> wrote:
>>  >> On 4/15/08, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  >>
>>  >>> I didn't ask for reasoning, I asked about actions. What did you do to
>>  >>  >  convince them not to require the NDA?
>>  >>
>>  >>
>>  >> We did not sign an NDA. We respect the confidentiality of the process
>>  >>  in a mutual understanding of the intention of the license.
>>  >
>>  > If you haven't signed an NDA, you should tell us what's going on. Why
>>  > would you respect confidentiality unless it was a requirement to
>>  > participate?
>> *boggle*
> Could you elaborate?

There are many reasons for people to respect the confidentiality of 
discussions other than being forced to by an NDA.  I consider this to be 
so blindingly obvious that my mind was boggling as to what you could 
possibly have meant.

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