Port of Newlib/libgloss for 68HC11 and 68HC12
Wed Oct 3 16:25:00 GMT 2001
"M. R. Brown" wrote:
> * Stephane Carrez <Stephane.Carrez@worldnet.fr> on Wed, Oct 03, 2001:
> > Hi!
> > "J. Johnston" a ?crit :
> > > The code has a copyright assignment to the FSF, but has a BSD-like license.
> > > To my knowledge, the FSF doesn't accept any code unless it has a GPL license
> > > and newlib does not accept GPL'd code.
> > >
> > > Is there any reason why you cannot assign the copyright to Red Hat or
> > > keep it in your own name?
> > >
> > > -- Jeff J.
> > I have no strong opinion and can assign the copyright to Red Hat or keep it.
> > What is the easiest way to do?
> AFAIK, newlib doesn't impose that you assign your copyright to anyone ...
> why wouldn't you keep it in your own name? I'm working on some code I'd
> like to submit to newlib, and I want to be sure I don't have to go through
> some arcane copyright assignment process. Can someone give a clear answer
> as to whether code submitted for inclusion into newlib has any
> restrictions, other than being covered by a license newlib already
There are no such restrictions. In certain instances, however, it is possible that
a contributor might be requested to certify they are the rightful owners of
the code before it is accepted.
-- Jeff J.
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