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Re: Installing patches without getting legal papers.

From: Juanma Barranquero
Subject: Re: Installing patches without getting legal papers.
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2002 18:48:24 +0100

On Wed, 30 Oct 2002 12:16:50 -0500, Richard Stallman <address@hidden> wrote:

> A tiny change is one so small we don't need legal papers for it.
> See maintain.texi for the criterion for that.

I'll look into it.

> However, it's the total size of that person's changes that determines
> whether we need papers.  So each time you install such a change,
> always search for the person's name to see if there are other changes
> (in C or in Lisp) by the same person.  If there are other changes,
> please look at the total size of the new change and the old ones.  If
> the total is big enough to need papers, then don't install the new
> change.

OK. Still, most changes not-by-me that I've installed were sent by you.
I assumed you knew if they had signed papers or not...


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