[ECOS] Re: APB - Copyright assignment

Grant Edwards grant.b.edwards@gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 14:34:00 GMT 2009

On 2009-10-07, ??yvind Harboe <oyvind.harboe@zylin.com> wrote:

> So you're saying that someone can, mistakingly or otherwise, submit
> a piece of code to an open source project and that that person, even
> if we wrote it from scratch, was not at liberty to do so.

Definitely.  The copyright for the _vast_ majority of the code
written in the US belongs not to the person who wrote it but
rather to that person's employer.

Grant Edwards                   grante             Yow! Am I in GRADUATE
                                  at               SCHOOL yet?

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