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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] GNU copyright assignment

From: Matthew Dempsky
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] GNU copyright assignment
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2004 12:46:26 -0500
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address@hidden (James Blackwell) writes:

>> I don't understand why you're worrying about this issue.  (Well, I
> Mostly because I haven't heard him actually say that this is what he's
> going to do. For all he's said, he could be planning to violate
> copyright by changing various headers and dumping the license into the
> FSF's lap.
> When licensing is involved, there are legal ramifications. It doesn't
> hurt to have the obvious stated.

Right, and Tom has been one of the most stringent adherents to that
fact.  I recall from the ArX debacle Tom reprimanding Walter for
attributing copyrights frivolously to other developers for code they'd
never contributed to.

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