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Re: [PATCH,HURD][RFC] hurdselect: Step7x, almost complete rewrite finish

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: [PATCH,HURD][RFC] hurdselect: Step7x, almost complete rewrite finished
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2013 10:38:32 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21+34 (58baf7c9f32f) (2010-12-30)

Svante Signell, le Wed 13 Feb 2013 10:22:37 +0100, a écrit :
> On Wed, 2013-02-13 at 09:32 +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > (I will reply on the other items this evening)
> > 
> > Svante Signell, le Wed 13 Feb 2013 06:51:29 +0100, a écrit :
> > > - you cannot commit this code unless I agree to sign the copyright
> > > papers for libc (which I of course will when asked for). This is a
> > > derived work of mine. Otherwise it has to stay as a Debian patch.
> > 
> > Do not confuse credit and copyright.  I have read your version,
> > understood what it did, checked with your explanation what it was doing.
> > Then I rewrote an implementation from scratch. copyright-wise it is not
> > a derived work. Credit-wise it is, thus the credit in the changelog.
> Thanks for the credit then. It would have been nice to get hints on how
> to do things, like introducing the SELECT_ERROR bit.

I wouldn't have been able to even think about the SELECT_ERROR bit
before seeing what changes you wanted to make.

That's why submitting patches early, with explanations, is a very useful
thing to do.

> Anyway, until next time no copyright assignment is needed...

If you consider working on libc again (and actually it's also true for
hurd and gnumach), you should probably still assign copyright already,
so it's done by then (it can take some weeks).


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