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Re: Licensing of modules for libposix

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: Licensing of modules for libposix
Date: Wed, 4 May 2011 12:06:25 +0200
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Reuben Thomas wrote:
> it's all copyright the FSF, so why all the canvassing to relicense
> anyway?

The authors have a say on the code they wrote. If they contribute to
a GPLed file and then someone - even from the FSF - changes it to LGPL
license, they might be offended or frustrated.

> Can't someone speak for the FSF and relicense the code on its 
> behalf?

RMS could do it. But we don't want to bug him for "small" things like this
that we can as well handle inside bug-gnulib.

In memoriam Henri Curiel <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henri_Curiel>

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