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bug#11227: lock files not deleted

From: Dave Abrahams
Subject: bug#11227: lock files not deleted
Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2012 22:14:34 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.130004 (Ma Gnus v0.4) Emacs/24.0.94 (darwin)

on Sat Apr 14 2012, Glenn Morris <rgm-AT-gnu.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> Re your patch from
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2011-07/msg01020.html
> to disable lock files.
> I would like to apply this, but I noticed that you don't have a
> copyright assignment for Emacs. I see you completed one for Gnus some
> months ago. Would you mind doing another one for Emacs?

Not at all.  Caveat: the last time it took the administrator months to
process it.

> (It's a shame the first one was not for Emacs, since that would have
> covered Gnus as well, but vice versa does not apply.)

I asked for a blanket agreement so I wouldn't have to do this over and
over again, but FSF said their lawyers had told them not to do that.

> (I know you said you would place it in the public domain, but we would
> still need paperwork for that. An assignment is better, if you don't
> mind.)

No problem.  Send the papers to

Dave Abrahams
45 Walnut St
Somerville, MA 02143

Dave Abrahams
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