[Twisted-Python] SURVEY: For Twisted users, please answer

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Sun Apr 27 12:02:18 EDT 2003

On Sunday, Apr 27, 2003, at 07:10 America/New_York, Skinny Puppy wrote:

> Bob Ippolito [bob at redivi.com] wrote:
>> On Sunday, Apr 27, 2003, at 06:27 America/New_York, Skinny Puppy 
>> wrote:
>>> We have added TLS support to ldaptor to go along with the TLS patch I
>>> wrote for twisted.  I am not able to release that patch due to it was
>>> created by working with another employee.
>> That doesn't really make any sense.  Does your employer have some
>> ridiculous "we own you" IP contract?
> Yes - I have permission (in writing for what i do at home is mine) but
> other employees do not (or have not even asked).  And all work done at
> the office is owned wholly by my employer.  There is really nothing
> I can do, I have ask permission to release it back to everyone and was
> denied.  The TLS patch i sent was created at home just for this reason.

Wow, your job sucks :)  I used to have one of those a few years ago.  I 
wonder if they realize that it actually bleeds time for you to maintain 
your own internal versions of open source software?


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