From: "Andreas Röhler" <email@example.com>
Cc: Carsten Dominik <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Copyright of contributions to org-mode
Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2013 12:12:14 +0100 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <51405F0E.email@example.com> (raw)
Am 13.03.2013 11:50, schrieb Carsten Dominik:
> Dar all,
> in the light of the recent dispute, I have now added the
> paragraph below to
> to clarify the copyright implications of submitting
> contributions to org-mode. I hope this helps to avoid
> problems in the future.
> - Carsten
> By submitting patches to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by pushing changes
> to the Org-mode repository, you are placing these changes under GPL
> version 3, with all the implications that has. If at the time you
> submit or push these changes you have active copyright assignment
> papers with the FSF, for future changes to either Org-mode or to
> Emacs, this means that copyright to these changes is automatically
> transferred to the FSF. The Org-mode repository is seen as upstream
> repository for Emacs, anything contained in it can potentially end up
> in Emacs. If you do not have signed papers with the FSF, only changes
> to files in the contrib/ part of the repository will be accepted, as
> well as very minor changes (so-called /tiny changes/) to core files.
> You will be asked to sign FSF papers at the moment we attempt to move
> a contrib/ file into the Org core, or into Emacs.
above in this document it's told
"For this you need to complete this form, send it to email@example.com, and
tell the Org-mode maintainer when this process is complete."
Would consider it fair to read after second commata something like
"whereof you will receive the copyright-assignement contract. Tell ..."
The assignment contract is very different from the disclaimer visible so far.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2013-03-13 11:11 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2013-03-13 10:50 Copyright of contributions to org-mode Carsten Dominik
2013-03-13 11:12 ` Andreas Röhler [this message]
2013-03-13 11:34 ` Carsten Dominik
2013-03-13 11:13 ` Giovanni Ridolfi
2013-03-13 11:33 ` Carsten Dominik
2013-03-13 11:50 ` Bastien
2013-03-13 12:05 ` Andreas Röhler
2013-03-13 12:10 ` Bastien
2013-03-13 12:35 ` Andreas Röhler
2013-03-13 12:54 ` Bastien
2013-03-13 12:56 ` Carsten Dominik
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