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Re: Gentoo Linux copyright / CDDL question

From: James Carlson
Subject: Re: Gentoo Linux copyright / CDDL question
Date: 20 Oct 2006 07:13:59 -0400
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Merijn de Weerd <> writes:
> Basically, this says "if Sun ever forgets to credit you,
> or performs something you consider a mutilation of your
> work, you won't sue Sun".

That's basically true.  If such a thing weren't there, then other
contributors (including both people inside Sun and those outside)
would be unable to fix any bugs in the code you contribute.

> And like Drazen noted, that
> kind of clause usually is void (especially the second part).

I have no idea about that.  If it's actually true, then more power to

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