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RE: Assignment query
- From: "Kumar, Vivek" <Vivek dot Kumar at Zeevo dot com>
- To: 'Andrew Lunn' <andrew dot lunn at ascom dot ch>,Vivek Kumar <vivek at employees dot org>
- Cc: ecos-maintainers at ecos dot sourceware dot org
- Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 16:03:03 -0700
- Subject: RE: Assignment query
After some negotiation and emails it seems that the management is ok with me
putting my flash driver code in open source. I talked to my manager and he
said the email from them saying "Go Ahead With This" (Attached) will
suffice. Do I still need to get more stuff from them.
Also I was thinking if I rewrite the drivers at home from scratch, can I put
them in open source. Is there a standard letter I can send the management
saying I am working from home on something similar and if they are OK with
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Lunn [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2004 12:04 AM
> To: Vivek Kumar
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Assignment query
> On Mon, Aug 09, 2004 at 03:54:48PM -0700, Vivek Kumar wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I wrote a Flash Driver Code for the company I am working for and
> > would like to release it to ecos. They seem to be open to that but
> > the problem I had in this is that the company still wants to use the
> > code in the proprietary system.
> > I Was wondering if there are some standard license agreements where
> > they give up the copyright for the source-code but still maintain
> > non-exclusive rights for them and there distributors to use the code
> The standard eCos Assignment can be found at
> The second paragraph says:
> Upon thirty days prior written notice, eCosCentric Limited
> agrees to
> grant me non-exclusive rights to use the Work (i.e. just my changes
> and enhancements, not eCos as a whole) as I see fit; (and
> eCosCentric's rights shall otherwise continue unchanged).
> So what you want is not a problem. Simply invoke this clause.
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- From: "Pandula, Louis" <Louis dot Pandula at Zeevo dot com>
- To: "Kumar, Vivek" <Vivek dot Kumar at Zeevo dot com>, "Patel, Dharmesh" <Dharmesh dot Patel at Zeevo dot com>
- Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 15:25:26 -0700
- Subject: RE:
Dharmesh, Go ahead with this. Louis
From: Kumar, Vivek
Sent: Tuesday, August 17, 2004 10:39 AM
To: Pandula, Louis; Patel, Dharmesh
I wanted to release the generic flashDriver files we are using to
freesoftware, specialy for use in ecos.
These files are derived from the work I did to develop the genericFlash
driver in Target Manager to handle JEDEC-CFI flash detection, configuration
For this I would need to get a "copyright disclaimer" from zeevo.
Zeevo Inc., hereby disclaims all copyright interest in the seven listed
files (which together
implement a generic cfi flash driver) written by Vivek Kumar.
These seven files are attached in this email
Firmware Engineer, Zeevo Inc.
2500 Condensa Street Santa Clara, CA 95051
Tel: (408) 982-8040 Fax: (408) 982-8008
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