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[Savannah-register-public] [task #15078] Submission of Speech Dispatcher

From: Ineiev
Subject: [Savannah-register-public] [task #15078] Submission of Speech Dispatcher
Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2018 11:15:46 -0500 (EST)
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Follow-up Comment #34, task #15078 (project administration):

First, sorry for the long delay.

>  I have discussed this very evening with another GNU maintainer... He ended
up giving up when faced with the requested extreme enforcement of Savannah
guidelines. That's no good news when GNU maintainers themselves end up like

I agree. GNU maintainers should follow these guidelines (at the very least,
when maintaining their GNU software), whether on Savannah or anywhere else.

WRT the extremity---I don't think I see the point very well. The guidelines
explain in detail that every file should have the notices, and what they
should look like. I see nothing that could be interpreted like "this kind of
copyrightable files needs no notices at all" or "lines like
'Авторское право Имярек' will do for the copyright

> ...and this is not a way to get more people into free software.

Our primary goal is not getting more people into free software. That would be
nice, but we don't want it at any cost.

>  I don't see a difference between "University of Edinburgh, UK\n Copyright
1999" and "Copyright 1999 University of Edinburgh, UK".

That's easy: the latter is legally valid, the former is not. Substantially,
the university may be just the publisher rather than the copyright holder (in
many universities, the authors don't transfer their copyright to the


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