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Re: Copyright/Distribution questions (Emacs/Orgmode)

From: Bastien
Subject: Re: Copyright/Distribution questions (Emacs/Orgmode)
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2013 12:20:10 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.130006 (Ma Gnus v0.6) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Jambunathan K <address@hidden> writes:

> "Allen S. Rout" <address@hidden> writes:
>> On 03/13/2013 02:32 PM, Richard Stallman wrote:
>>> Our normal future assignment contract covers all changes to Emacs. 
>>> Whether it is considered a "contribution" or a "fork" is not a 
>>> criterion.
>> It might be appropriate to articulate the procedure by which someone
>> could bring force to a change of opinion about their future work.  It
>> seems wrong to claim that this assignment relationship is irrevocable,
>> that it lays claim without limitation to all related work in the
>> person's lifetime.
> Thanks for articulating my questions from an impersonal standpoint.
> Your suggestions does intimately concern the/some points I raised.

I'm personally fine with the idea of the FSF letting you revoke your
copyright assignment for future changes.


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