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- From: Oliver Falk <oliver at linux-kernel dot at>
- To: "Josh Boyer" <jwboyer at gmail dot com>
- Cc: "Carlos O'Donell" <carlos_odonell at mentor dot com>, "Carsten Hey" <carsten at debian dot org>, "libc-alpha at sourceware dot org" <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2011 20:23:49 +0100
- Subject: Re: quicksort
I've written this years ago (not to this list - I'm afraid)... Anyway. I think that every patch that is posted to this list should be automatically be "converted" to the right copyright/license. This has to be in the terms of service by this list service. POINT.
Do you think this is wrong?
Am 29.11.2011 um 20:08 schrieb "Josh Boyer" <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 1:24 PM, Carlos O'Donell
> <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On 11/29/2011 12:49 PM, Carsten Hey wrote:
>>> Carlos O'Donell suggested talking about the code first before stating
>>> with the paperwork. I think this is a sane suggestion.
>> I do not want to encourage anyone to look at Carsten's patches, doing so
>> would immediately cause copyright problems if that person was involved
>> in related glibc work *before* copyright is acquired for the changes.
> Um, you do realize that once it's on the list there is no plausible
> way you can claim otherwise, right?
> I'm not trying to be inflammatory, but if you are actually worried
> about a scenario like that this list should be moderated and only
> people that have on-file FSF paperwork should have their patches sent
> on (or the patch is non-copyrightable).