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From: Alex Schuilenburg <>
Subject: Commercial postings on ecos-discuss etc
Date: Sat, 27 Feb 2010 14:43:00 -0000	[thread overview]
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Dear Maintainers,

I am made unclear about the policy of the maintainers to commercial
postings to eCos discuss due to the posting yesterday by John Dallaway
where I believe he is using his maintainer position to post or gather
information of a commercial nature for his company's benefit. 
Previously, the guidelines stated that such postings should contain
[COMMERCIAL] in the subject to alert subscribers to the nature of the

If this is not a commercial post, unfortunately his posting was not
clear as to the nature, reasoning and backing of this research. I would
be most interested to see laid open what development plans the ecos
maintainers may have for host tool development, as has been strongly
advocated in the past.  I would also enquire as to why the results are
not being made public for the benefit of the community.

However, if this is a commercial post, then I would like to ask how the
policy regarding commercial postings has changed. In addition, if John
is conducting this survey for the benefit of his company, I would like
to point out to him and you that I believe the survey does not comply
fully to either the Companies Act 2006 or the Data Protection Act 1998.

I would also like further clarification regarding netiquette and
commercial postings on ecos-discuss in this regard.

-- Alex Schuilenburg

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             reply	other threads:[~2010-02-27 14:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2010-02-27 14:43 Alex Schuilenburg [this message]
2010-02-27 17:15 ` John Dallaway
2010-02-27 21:58   ` Alex Schuilenburg
2010-03-02 13:54 ` Jonathan Larmour
     [not found]   ` <>
2010-03-02 20:10     ` Jonathan Larmour
2010-03-02 21:06       ` Gary Thomas
     [not found]       ` <>
2010-03-02 23:29         ` Jonathan Larmour
2010-03-03  0:21 Alex Schuilenburg
2010-03-03  0:22 Alex Schuilenburg

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