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bug#19479: Copyright issue

From: Kelly Dean
Subject: bug#19479: Copyright issue
Date: Sun, 11 Jan 2015 03:20:31 +0000

Stefan Monnier wrote:
>> If I sign an assignment document, then I would be committing perjury.
> No, the assignment document is just for the Emacs code you wrote and
> whose copyright you own.  It simply doesn't apply to the code whose
> copyright you don't own (which normally only happens when the copyright
> is owned by your employer).

I don't have a copy of it handy, but if that's the way it's worded, then you're 
right, it wouldn't be illegal for me to sign it. It would only be immoral. It 
would be legally vacuous, and deceptive, leading to doubt about my intent.

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