a dissenting opinion: this is useful
Posted Apr 12, 2011 2:26 UTC (Tue) by corbet
In reply to: a dissenting opinion: this is useful
Parent article: Project Harmony decloaks
Copyright assignment policies do tend to turn off contributors, especially when the beneficiary is a for-profit corporation. That's part of why quite a few companies and projects have moved away from the practice. I wrote about this issue some in late 2009; Michael Meeks's article on the topic is also well worth reading.
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