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Re: M-x send-emacs-patch

From: Richard Copley
Subject: Re: M-x send-emacs-patch
Date: Thu, 5 May 2016 23:01:35 +0100

> I think these probably felt under the usual exemption for trivial changes (ie 
>  changes that are too tiny to be copyrightable anyway AFAIU); what I'm 
> suggesting is different: according to 
> <http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gnulib.git/tree/doc/Copyright/conditions.text>,
>  the FSF can also accept public domain patches without a signed assignment. 
> If I understand that page correctly, there would then be no limitations on 
> your contributions, as long as they are considered "not very important" (as 
> opposed to "trivial").

I'm not sure. The language there is in terms of whole programs, not
patches, so it doesn't apply here without some interpretation.

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