Re: BSD license vs. Evolution assigment (was Re: Copyright assignment)
- From: Jeff Waugh <jdub perkypants org>
- To: Alan Cox <alan lxorguk ukuu org uk>
- Cc: foundation-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: BSD license vs. Evolution assigment (was Re: Copyright assignment)
- Date: Sat, 7 Aug 2004 07:34:44 -0700
<quote who="Alan Cox">
> On Gwe, 2004-08-06 at 23:59, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > > Some developers may not want to have their code included under some
> > > other license. This is exactly the reason why they (the developer)
> > > would choose the GPL over some other free license.
> > That's fine, they may choose to not sign the copyright agreement. There
> > is noting wrong with that.
> In which case the Evolution in gnome-cvs cannot be the evolution Novell
> wishes because the Novell people demand assignment.
> Your own argument above says it should be a fork of evolution that is in
> gnome CVS. A free software fork.
At no point above did I imply that someone ought to commit to Evolution CVS
without signing the copyright assignment.
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