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Re: bug#8880: [PATCH] add pgcc support to depcomp

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: bug#8880: [PATCH] add pgcc support to depcomp
Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:06:26 -0700
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On 02/29/2012 10:59 AM, Daily, Jeff A wrote:
>> I'm attaching the 'request-disclaim.changes' file, that should explain you 
>> how
>> to contact the FSF in order to put such disclaimer properly in place (legally
>> speaking).  I hope the directions given there are clear enough; if not, feel
>> free to ask for more information either on-list or off-list.
> I followed the instructions for getting the copyright disclaimer.  I received 
> it from FSF and sent it to legal.  Our contracting officer disagreed and 
> instead has put together our own copyright disclaimer:
> (name/other identification of the software) Battelle Memorial Institute, as 
> owner of all copyrights of its employees as works for hire, hereby 
> irrevocably disclaims any copyrights in the above-referenced work.  The work 
> may be placed in the public domain and made freely available to any user 
> without regard to copyrights.
> For Battelle Memorial Institute
> By: ____________________________
>       David R. Long
>       Contracting Officer
>       [date]
> Might we use this disclaimer instead of the one the FSF sent me?

Questions like this are best handled through address@hidden; the legal
team at that alias is better equipped than the development team on this
list to deal with the ramifications.  At this point, it's probably
better to drop automake-patches from cc when tracking the progress of
coming to an agreement with the FSF on what forms a valid company

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library

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