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Re: Coppyright assignment

From: Justus Winter
Subject: Re: Coppyright assignment
Date: Fri, 04 Mar 2016 15:14:28 +0100
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Quoting Ludovic Courtès (2016-03-04 13:49:09)
> Justus Winter <4winter@informatik.uni-hamburg.de> skribis:
> > I have learned that not all GNU projects require this.  For example,
> > GnuPG uses DCO [0], and Guix doesn't even seem to require that.
> >
> > Maybe we can change this policy for Hurd, GNU Mach, and MIG too?
> I general, we “cannot” (i.e., are invited not to) change GNU packages
> from requiring-assignment to no-assignment policy (although I guess
> GnuPG did exactly that…).

So one can do that.  I see it as an barrier for contributing.

> Hopefully paperwork is fast enough these days anyway.

I don't know how it is nowadays (maybe someone can enlighten us?), but
when I did that like three years ago the process took weeks and
required quite a bit of nagging.


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