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Re: [XBoard-devel] SVG version of XBoard pixmaps for chess

From: Tim Mann
Subject: Re: [XBoard-devel] SVG version of XBoard pixmaps for chess
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 10:11:03 -0700

I meant to do reply-all on this but sent it only to HG by mistake...

On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 10:10 AM, Tim Mann <address@hidden> wrote:
> Legally, we can use anything that is GPL'ed or GPL-compatible in
> XBoard. It is just a request from the FSF that, because xboard is an
> "official" GNU component, we get contributors to donate the copyright
> in their work to the FSF. The reasoning is that if someone steals the
> work, the FSF can sue them if the FSF is the copyright owner. If not,
> the FSF doesn't have standing to sue; whoever actually owns the
> copyright would have to do that (perhaps with support from the FSF).

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