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Re: The copyright change in ko.po@r18328

From: Brian Behlendorf <brian_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-02-04 17:02:34 CET

On Sat, 4 Feb 2006, Marc Sherman wrote:
> kfogel@collab.net wrote:
>> Copyright and acknowledgement are two unrelated things, of course.
>> Regarding acknowledgement, we usually don't put author names in source
>> files, to avoid territoriality. Hojin Choi should be credited in the
>> logs, of course. (Also, I just checked in some other .po files, it
>> looks like we don't put author names there.)
> Sigfred's point is that it's not legal to unilaterally remove Hojin's
> copyright statement; unless Hojin explicitly assigns copyright to
> CollabNet, the file has to be removed (or the "all copyright must be
> CollabNet" policy must be relaxed). If Hojin does assign copyright, you
> can change the copyright statement; his email making the assignment
> should probably be put in the svn:log for the revision that changes the
> copyright statement.
> - Marc, Not A Lawyer, Not Giving Legal Advice

Marc's correct, at least as far as I understand as well and have seen
in Apache (and also IANAL).


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