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www/licenses gpl-howto.html

From: Brett Smith
Subject: www/licenses gpl-howto.html
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 21:34:53 +0000

CVSROOT:        /web/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Brett Smith <brett>     08/10/30 21:34:53

Modified files:
        licenses       : gpl-howto.html 

Log message:
        Add sample copyright disclaimer.


Index: gpl-howto.html
RCS file: /web/www/www/licenses/gpl-howto.html,v
retrieving revision 1.27
retrieving revision 1.28
diff -u -b -r1.27 -r1.28
--- gpl-howto.html      14 Oct 2008 15:43:48 -0000      1.27
+++ gpl-howto.html      30 Oct 2008 21:34:16 -0000      1.28
@@ -135,6 +135,18 @@
 who violates the license in the US.  Most other countries have no system
 of copyright registration.</p>
+<p>It's wise to ask your employer or school, if any, to sign a
+copyright disclaimer for the work, so they cannot claim to hold it
+later.  Below is a sample copyright disclaimer; just alter the names
+and program description as appropriate:</p>
+<blockquote><p>Yoyodyne, Inc., hereby disclaims all copyright interest
+in the program &ldquo;Gnomovision&rdquo; (which makes passes at
+compilers) written by James Hacker.</p>
+<p>&lt;signature of Moe Ghoul&gt;, 1 April 1989<br />
+  Moe Ghoul, President of Vice</p></blockquote>
 <p>We would like to list all free software programs in the Free Software
 Directory, including all programs licensed under the GPL (any version).
 Please see the <a href="http://directory.fsf.org/";>Directory web page</a>
@@ -195,7 +207,7 @@
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-$Date: 2008/10/14 15:43:48 $
+$Date: 2008/10/30 21:34:16 $
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