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Re: setup.exe copyright?
- From: "Robert Collins" <robert dot collins at itdomain dot com dot au>
- To: "Gary R. Van Sickle" <g dot r dot vansickle at worldnet dot att dot net>,<cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2002 20:19:01 +1100
- Subject: Re: setup.exe copyright?
- References: <NCBBIHCHBLCMLBLOBONKCEDHCIAA.firstname.lastname@example.org>
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gary R. Van Sickle" <email@example.com>
> > Seriously though, I think the main point of the (c) message there is
> > give folk an idea about where to go to find out more.
> Speaking of which (seriously), at some point I'll probably make that
> there clickable unless somebody wants to beat me to it (or it ends up
> collossal PITA for some reason).
That would be quite neat.
> The one and only concern I have is the same one you and Chris do - if
> 100% copyright Red Hat, should it be saying that it is? I think
> the lines of your "Portions (c)..." or something is the right idea.
> know; how do other GPLed projects which drink from many wells handle
No idea. Chris, can Red Hat's legal group make comment? I'm happy with
it staying as it is, or with making any reasonable change...
> However, I have an even better idea, and this kills two birds with one
> proverbial stone: fade pictures of our ugly mugs in there, one after
> (or maybe morph them). Art meets ego meets spamproofness until that
> face-recognition technology they used at the superbowl becomes
> spammers in the next year or so.
There is a step beyond... rather than a copyright assignment, we can
require mugshots :].