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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: "Andreas Röhler" <andreas.roehler@easy-emacs.de>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
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)
In-Reply-To: <51405F0E.1020001@easy-emacs.de>

On 13 mrt. 2013, at 12:12, Andreas Röhler <andreas.roehler@easy-emacs.de> 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
>>     http://orgmode.org/worg/org-contribute.html#sec-2
>> to clarify the copyright implications of submitting
>> contributions to org-mode.  I hope this helps to avoid
>> problems in the future.
>> Regards
>> - Carsten
>> By submitting patches to emacs-orgmode@gnu.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.
> Hi Carsten,
> above in this document it's told
> "For this you need to complete this form, send it to assign@gnu.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.


- Carsten

> The assignment contract is very different from the disclaimer visible so far.
> Best,
> Andreas

  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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