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Re: Drop the Copyright Assignment requirement for Emacs

From: 조성빈
Subject: Re: Drop the Copyright Assignment requirement for Emacs
Date: Sat, 9 May 2020 23:35:20 +0900

> 2020. 5. 9. 오후 10:52, João Távora <address@hidden> 작성:
> On Sat, May 9, 2020 at 2:35 PM Alfred M. Szmidt <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> Finally, above practical aspects, assigning copyright is declaring
>>> support for an idea larger than the FSF itself.  It's a political
>>> declaration.
>>   Could someone officially confirm or deny the above paragraph?
>> It is very much false.  By assigning your copyright to the FSF you do
>> just that and nothing else, it says nothing about what values you hold
>> or wish to endorse.
> I don't resist asking: does relinquishing copyright of a work to
> the "Free Software Foundation" a "nonprofit with a worldwide
> mission to promote computer user freedom" really say nothing
> about what values one wishes to endorse?

Well, to improve Emacs maybe? I have pretty strong (negative) arguments about 
the FSF, but I found out I had to sign the papers so I signed it. I hope it 
doesn’t get interpreted this way...

> Maybe. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ I'm happy to clarify that it did, _for me_, and
> that's how I meant it.  No idea why others did or didn't do that.
> João Távora

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