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From: todd rme <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 9:28 AM, BRM <email@example.com> wrote:
From: Cor Nouws <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Fri, October 29, 2010 2:22:03 AM
Subject: Re: [tdf-discuss] Copyright Assignments & the Document
BRM wrote (29-10-10 00:41)
The Linux Kernel guys don't require it; KDE E.v. does. Both
their pros and cons.
Hi, just a very small correction here - KDE e.V. does not require
it, it is optional to sign their FLA (a trait shared among other
> >> FLOSS projects, e.g. the Python Foundation acts similarly).
Thank you for the correction. I thought they did from what I had read
Yet another method to accomplish the same goal.
What would be the use of people giving the option to share a CA or not.
>the fact that, in case for e.g. a licence update, you only have to
of the contributors?
It certainly reduces the burden. Otherwise you have to contact 100% of
contributors, not all of which may be easy to find if at all.
I don't mean to be morbid, but they may not even be alive.
Which when we discover, may be good to offer the estate - the ability to
hand-off copyright assignment so that:
i) the estate can completely close out
ii) the estate won't have to worry about being questioned about it in the future
iii) the estate may not be aware of it to start with and may get closed out
without anything happening; in which case local law determines what happens (yet
Iv) the estate or successor-in-interest may not understand the question
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