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Re: Gentoo Linux copyright / CDDL question

From: Merijn de Weerd
Subject: Re: Gentoo Linux copyright / CDDL question
Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2006 19:08:33 +0200
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On 2006-10-20, James Carlson <> wrote:
> 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.

Of course anyone is free to fix bugs in code submissions.
The only thing other people can't do is *mutilate* the code.
This is a very high standard that's not easy to meet.


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