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Re: Import your CK macro into Guile?

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Import your CK macro into Guile?
Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2012 00:20:02 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.130005 (Ma Gnus v0.5) Emacs/24.2 (gnu/linux)

Mark H Weaver <address@hidden> skribis:

> address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:
>> Mark H Weaver <address@hidden> skribis:
>>> As I wrote above, Oleg's code had no explicit license or copying
>>> permission notice.  I took 15 lines of his code, which is not "legally
>>> significant" according to my reading of the GNU maintainers guile.  I
>>> then reworked the code to use an auxillary macro instead of the
>>> string-literal hack.  For that reason I added the FSF copyright.
>> OK, makes sense, since you modified it anyway (I had forgotten that.)
>> It just stroke me when looking at the file to see “copyright FSF” and no
>> copyright line for Oleg; but as you say the copyright line doesn’t mean
>> much here.
> I actually did include a copyright line for Oleg, even though none was
> present on his code.
>   ;;; Copyright (C) 2012 Free Software Foundation, Inc
>   ;;; Copyright (C) 2009, 2011 Oleg Kiselyov

Oh, right.

> Please let me know if I have acted improperly, and if so, how I should
> have handled this.

No I guess this is actually the best that can be done.

Thanks for bearing with me,

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