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Re: Overview of copyright issues

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: Overview of copyright issues
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 19:50:14 -0300

On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 7:48 PM, Reinhold
Kainhofer<address@hidden> wrote:
> However, I don't want to sign my contributions over to the FSF, since I want
> my contributions to help Lilypond in whatever ways might be needed, even
> commercial or proprietary. I don't want them as "weapons" in the hand of the
> FSF (i.e. use them to do what they think is best for open source, even if it
> might not be best for Lilypond).

FSF assignments are non-exclusive, ie. the moment you sign over
copyrights, they license the work irrevocably and without limitations
back to you, and you are free to do what you want with it.

Han-Wen Nienhuys - address@hidden -

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