[ECOS] APB - Copyright assignment

Paul D. DeRocco pderocco@ix.netcom.com
Thu Oct 8 00:31:00 GMT 2009


> From: Alex Schuilenburg
> 
> This is second third of the story and why it is important for
> contributed code to have a proper assignment before it can be
> contributed into eCos.  Namely, to prevent the inadvertent introduction
> of unlicensed use of patented technology into eCos and to allow the
> continued use of the technology within eCos should it later be patented
> by the author.

I would think if code was legitimately contributed to eCos, then it couldn't later be patented anyway.

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