how much right do I have on my project, if there are patches by others?

Rick Moen rick at
Mon Jul 9 01:05:49 UTC 2007

I wrote:

> "Coordinated with" appears to have no meaning in copyright law,
> so your question is not answerable as stated.  That aside, it is simple
> logic that a collective (not "derivative") work _must_ be either joint
> or collective, as those are mutually exclusive and exhaustive conceptual
> subcategories.

Should be "multi-author", not collective.

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