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Re: Copyright assignment for Emacs sufficient for Emms?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Copyright assignment for Emacs sufficient for Emms?
Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2016 13:32:36 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

> I would like to accept patches from a contributor who has already signed
> copyright papers with the FSF for past and future changes to Emacs (but
> not specifically to Emms.) Are their Emacs assignment sufficient for me
> to install their changes, or do I need to ask them to sign paperwork
> specifically for Emms?

> Note that all past significant contributors to Emms (from before I
> became maintainer) have assignments on-file for Emms, Emacs, or
> both. Stefan Monnier and I validated as much as in the past because I
> requested that Emms be included with Emacs.

AFAIK, if your concern is inclusion of EMMS in GNU ELPA, then it's
sufficient that they have signed an assignment that covers Emacs (as
long as they agree to consider their EMMS code as covered by that Emacs


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