Nees help selecting a license
duprec at scorec.rpi.edu
Thu Apr 10 03:12:33 UTC 2003
The way I understand it, is what happens if somebody sends in a
one-liner patch that fixes an off-by-one error. It's a trivial patch,
but it might be critical AND very difficult to re-implement in a
So, let's say we receive the patch, decide to NOT include it but fix the
error ourself anyway. The fix is a one-liner, that waas provided by the
patch. And maybe we wouldn'y have found it with the patch. So, isn't
fair to say that the patch submitter owns the one-line fix in the program ?
reggiehg at yahoo.com wrote:
> Can you elaborate what this implies?
> --- Andy Tai <lichengtai at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>Isn't this risky as the reimplementations of the
>>patches are not clean room?
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