From: Carsten Dominik <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Andreas Röhler" <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Copyright of contributions to org-mode
Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2013 12:34:50 +0100 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <DA1B6F51-5553-401A-806C-1D7E62C541CE@gmail.com> (raw)
On 13 mrt. 2013, at 12:12, Andreas Röhler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 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 email@example.com, 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.
> Hi Carsten,
> above in this document it's told
> "For this you need to complete this form, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 ..."
Sure, I can say this more explicitly.
> The assignment contract is very different from the disclaimer visible so far.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2013-03-13 11:35 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
2013-03-13 11:34 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
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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