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Re: Drop the Copyright Assignment requirement for Emacs

From: Robert Pluim
Subject: Re: Drop the Copyright Assignment requirement for Emacs
Date: Mon, 18 May 2020 21:34:08 +0200

>>>>> On Mon, 18 May 2020 15:04:30 -0400, Clément Pit-Claudel <address@hidden> 
>>>>> said:

    Clément> On 18/05/2020 12.36, Robert Pluim wrote:
    >>>>>>> On Mon, 18 May 2020 16:25:45 +0300, Dmitry Gutov <address@hidden> 
    Dmitry> On 18.05.2020 16:16, Clément Pit-Claudel wrote:
    >> >> On 18/05/2020 07.33, Dmitry Gutov wrote:
    >> >>> IIRC US and German citizens can sign the copyright assignment
    >> >>> electronically (no snail mail involved). Citizens of other
    >> >>> countries can't do that yet.
    >> >> Thankfully, things have improved since
    >> >> 
    >> >> 
    Dmitry> Ooh, that's a good news, then. My info was seriously out of date.
    >> This is not what Iʼd call 'electronic signing'. You print the form,
    >> sign it with a pen, scan it, and email it. Someone mentioned using PGP
    >> to do the signing, now that would be electronic signing.

    Clément> Do you know that this is currently not possible? I know PGP is
    Clément> possible for people in the US, at least, and has been for a long 

I donʼt know one way or the other. We could ask the FSF, I suppose.


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