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Dividing the Linux desktop
LWN.net Weekly Edition for June 13, 2013
A report from pgCon 2013
Little things that matter in language design
- maintain every contributor rights as a joint holder of the contribution,
- share governance of the project proportionnaly to the contribution ?
GnuTLS, copyright assignment, and GNU project governance
Posted Dec 20, 2012 10:57 UTC (Thu) by rwmj (subscriber, #5474)
Posted Dec 21, 2012 1:37 UTC (Fri) by keeperofdakeys (subscriber, #82635)
Allowing for a non-profit to hold the full copyright is also useful, as individual people may come and go, change opinions. For GPL software, Giving copyright to the FSF also protects against changes to non-free licenses. Having the guarantee that the software will stay opensource is something that agrees strongly with RMS's views.
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