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Re: setup.exe copyright?

On Thu, Jan 03, 2002 at 08:19:01PM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Gary R. Van Sickle" <>
>> > 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
>URL on
>> there clickable unless somebody wants to beat me to it (or it ends up
>being a
>> 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
>it isn't
>> 100% copyright Red Hat, should it be saying that it is?  I think
>something along
>> the lines of your "Portions (c)..."  or something is the right idea.
>I don't
>> 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...

I guess if everyone else is happy, I'm happy too.

Many other projects (notably, besides linux) handle this by ensuring that
the copyrights are assigned to the entity controlling the project so there
is one copyright.

Lets just leave it as is.


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