Re: Licensing and copyright

fre 2004-02-27 klockan 17.19 skrev Jean-Michel POURE:
> Le Vendredi 27 F�ier 2004 16:44, Richard Stallman a �it :
> > Assigning the copyright would not have any effect on liability, if
> > any.  The only effect it has is on who would have the ability to
> > enforce the GPL in court.
> People donate their code but continue working on it, sometimes daily.
> It is not a "donation and forget", like if you donated a car or an animal.
> Therefore, the liability of authors remain in some cases, even after donation.
> Very hard to believe for non-US residents who may be prosecuted in front of US 
> courts. This includes many aspects of US laws...


Could you please continue this discussion on some other mailing list? 

GNOME doesn't and won't make anyone sign over copyright of any code so
this discussion belongs elsewhere.

  Mikael Hallendal

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