[Fwd: FW: For Approval: Generic Attribution Provision]

Chuck Swiger chuck at codefab.com
Fri Dec 15 23:20:56 UTC 2006

On Dec 15, 2006, at 3:00 PM, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Chuck Swiger (chuck at codefab.com):
> [Misrepresentation of authorship:]
>> I've only heard of this happening a handful of times (the g4u issue;
>> http://www.feyrer.de/g4u/g4l.html).
> FYI, the newer maintainers of g4l corrected this misdeed (including
> retroactive acknowledgement of their debt to Hubert Feyrer, and of the
> misdeed committed by prior maintainer "nme", in all new releases,  
> despite
> their complete rewrite since the offending g4l v. 0.12 release),  
> after a
> number of people including me strongly confronted "nme" in public.[1]

This was well done on your and other's parts; thanks for providing  
some more details.

> I kept Hubert apprised of all those developments, and a couple of  
> months
> ago asked if he'd please acknowledge the new maintainers' corrective
> action on his page (referenced above).  He hasn't yet done so, but I
> hope he will at some point.

I suppose you could ping him again, perhaps at the start of 2007...


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