Michael Poole mdpoole at
Wed Apr 13 22:07:48 UTC 2005

Brian Behlendorf writes:

> Doesn't the FSF require copyright assignment for contributions to
> GNU-owned works, giving them the scary possibility of relicensing
> under other licenses? No one seems to mind that "asymmetry".

They only require a copyright assignment if you want them to include
your copyrightable changes in the software version that they
distribute.  This is not license asymmetry because it is entirely
outside of the work's license.

Less FUD, more thought, please.

Michael Poole

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