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Re: CSRG archives

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: CSRG archives
Date: Tue, 04 May 2010 16:10:33 -0000

Hyman Rosen wrote:
> There is nothing joint in BusyBox because there is no
> stated intent by all of its authors to create a joint

The intent is stated clear, 100% clear, by their collaborative actions
via you moron Hyman.

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On Wednesday 06 September 2006 3:46 pm, Stephane Billiart wrote:
> On 06/09/06 ? ? 11:11, Natanael Copa wrote:
> > Creating pids in several applets sounds like bloat.
> I've already posted this patch I've been using for months on my system
> to create pidfiles for monitoring purposes but it never made it to the
> SVN tree.
> I split the patch in two parts, the first adds writepidfile/removepidfile
> to libbb and the second modifies inetd, syslogd and crond to use it.
> fakeidentd is another daemon that could use this but it also does a
> fchown on the pidfile so I did not modify it here (I don't use it anyway)

Looks reasonable, except:

1) Please use your own copyright notice.  We're not the FSF, you don't
copyright to us.  And legally assigning copyright isn't trivial, which
is one 
of the issues in the SCO vs Novell lawsuit.  A decent summary is here:

Putting Erik's copyright notice on it is not an "instrument of
and if we go to enforce copyrights on a joint work it would SUCK for the 
other side to be able to point out examples showing that who owns what

(Note that we don't always list every copyright in the files, especially
we add a small chunk to a large existing file. Instead we mention the 
contributor in the SVN checkin comment for that commit.  I just don't
there to be _false_ information in there.)"



P.S. "I'm insufficiently motivated to go set up a GNU/Linux system 
so that I can do the builds."

Hyman Rosen <> The Silliest GPL 'Advocate'

P.P.S. "Of course correlation implies causation! Without this 
fundamental principle, no science would ever make any progress."

Hyman Rosen <> The Silliest GPL 'Advocate'

(GNG is a derecursive recursive derecursion which pwns GNU since it can 
be infinitely looped as GNGNGNGNG...NGNGNG... and can be said backwards 
too, whereas GNU cannot.)

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