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Re: copyright issues and derivative work (the case of matlab-mode)

From: Uwe Brauer
Subject: Re: copyright issues and derivative work (the case of matlab-mode)
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 18:45:12 +0100
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>>> "EZ" == Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:

>> From: Uwe Brauer <oub@mat.ucm.es>
>> Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 17:59:21 +0100
>> Should I commit this under my name (with reference in the log message to
>> the author), or should I commit that under the authors name?

> You should always commit with --author set to the author's name.  The
> attribution should be as accurate as possible, regardless of whether
> the contribution is legally significant.

Ok, we did not do that in the past, most likely because we were careless
and also we could not imagine  that one day mathwork would renounce its

The question is should I «rewrite» the repository changing commits and
trying to add the name of the authors before it will, hopefully one day
enter ELPA?

(I think I can do that in mercurial with the evolve extension and then
try to push that locally with the hg-git extension to the local git
repository). That might however mess up things.

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