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Re: Personal Copyright Notices

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Personal Copyright Notices
Date: 2010-02-02 20:23:37
Message-ID: 937d27e11002021223s7321f017nde6936a449adbf12@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 8:20 PM, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:
>> > Seems we either have to contact the author or rewrite the file.
>>
>> Why? Even if the text is removed, he will still own the copyright, as
>> is the case for any patch submitted because we don't have any form of
>> copyright assignment.
>
> True, but their names on these files is bound to confuse legal folks
> looking at the code.  I got a private email about these copyrights last
> week from a _very_ large company, which is how they came to my
> attention.

I'm not saying we shouldn't remove the text, but there's no need to
rewrite the code.


-- 
Dave Page
EnterpriseDB UK: http://www.enterprisedb.com

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