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Re: Licence of commit-block-joke.py, pre-commit-check.py, pre-lock-require-needs-lock.py, tweak-log.cgi

From: Max Bowsher <maxb1_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2007-10-12 01:01:28 CEST

Karl Fogel wrote:
> Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev@farside.org.uk> writes:
>> Frankly, most of our copyright notices are lies: the contributions are
>> really owned (in copyright terms) by the individual contributors or
>> their (contemporaneous) employees, and not just by CollabNet. I recall
>> that there was talk of getting signed CLAs to assign rights to
>> Subversion, Inc., but I don't know whether anyone's driving that.
> I'm driving it, just currently taken over by 1.5 work and some other
> things. We will get to eventually -- I hope soon after the Munich
> Subversion Conference next week (http://subconf.com/).
> Note: CLA == "Copyright License Agreement", and is not the same as
> assigment of copyright. I.e., it is *not* a transfer of ownership,
> it is merely a granting of rights.

Actually, "Contributor License Agreement" (at least in the Apache sense).


Received on Fri Oct 12 01:10:58 2007

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