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Re: [O] org-bbdb-anniversaries-future

From: Rasmus
Subject: Re: [O] org-bbdb-anniversaries-future
Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 15:34:38 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Michael Welle <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello,
> Nicolas Goaziou <address@hidden> writes:
>> Hello,
>> Michael Welle <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Even if we assume its quality is high enough to integrate it into Org,
>> If code quality was a concern, Org would still be in alpha release ;)
> thank you for your kind words, Nicolas ;).
>>> there might or might not be another problem: I haven't signed the FSF
>>> papers. I would like to see the functionality in Org, too. Perhaps
>>> someone can sneak it in ;). I can repost the code, stating that it is
>>> licensed under the GPL or is even in the public domain, if that helps.
>> I don't think it helps. IIRC, code integration in Emacs is pretty
>> strict. You could simply sign FSF papers.
> Yes. Trouble is nobody could explain to me what I have to sign and what
> that means in the legal system I'm in. My last attempt to find that out
> was in #emacs. It's about 'transfer of copyright' to the FSF. If I
> translate 'copyright' to the corresponding construct in our legal
> system, the transfer isn't possible. I can't give away the copyright.
> Maybe 'transfer of copyright' isn't what signing the FSF papers mean, I
> don't know. And IANAL ;).

You might want to discuss this with the FSF copyright clerk


They will also be able to tell you if you can use e.g. the FSFE


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