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Re: Backporting features from trunk to 1.6.x

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 19:10:03 +0200

On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 07:25:13PM +0300, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> Stefan Sperling wrote on Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 13:52:37 +0200:
> > The backports simply fall under the terms of the old licence when
> > they get released. But then again, the project owns copyright to
> > these changes in the first place :)
> The project does not own the copyright to an individual patch that's
> backported to an older release branch. (Neither ICLA transfers
> copyright.)

Well, "the project" as in "the sum of its contributors, where each
owns a subset of the copyright on the collective work" :)

I'll now stop splitting hairs.
Received on 2011-06-22 19:10:54 CEST

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