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Re: Personal Introduction


From: John M. Harris Jr.
Subject: Re: Personal Introduction
Date: Thu, 05 Apr 2018 20:20:41 -0400

I don’t really think this is relevant to the topic at hand (Charlie’s personal 
introduction), so perhaps a new thread would be best..

What problem do you have with assigning your copyright to the FSF?

-- 
John M. Harris, Jr. <address@hidden>
Splentity Software

On Thursday, April 5, 2018 8:17:59 PM EDT Brent W. Baccala wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 5, 2018 at 7:27 PM, Samuel Thibault <address@hidden>
> 
> wrote:
> > Brent W. Baccala, le jeu. 05 avril 2018 19:06:23 -0400, a ecrit:
> > 
> > Yes, Mach is
> > sort of an exception, because it was merely the ground for the whole
> > kernel.  But being BSD-licenced, it was not posing problems for future
> > re-licensing.
> 
> Well, Mach is what we're talking about now, and if being BSD-licensed
> doesn't pose a problem, then why should my contributions be a problem if
> they're GPL-licensed?
> 
> Please make a decision about the 169 line patch I attached to my earlier
> email.  You can use it under the GPL, and I'm even willing to assign
> copyright on it to the FSF.  But it's not going to be "all past and future
> work" on Hurd, or gnumach, or anything else.
> 
> I think Charlie Sale deserves some clear guidance on whether or not he can
> base a new tracing facility on that patch.
> 
>     agape
>     brent





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