On 2000-01-28, Bruce Momjian mentioned:
> [Charset ISO-8859-1 unsupported, filtering to ASCII...]
> > This came down with my latest update and confused me quite a bit:
> > * Portions Copyright (c) 1996-2000, PostgreSQL, Inc
> > Since when do *they* own the copyright? Whatever happened to the good old
> > PostgreSQL Global Development Group? Assigning the copyright of an open
> > source project to a commercial entity is something unprecedented, and
> > quite frankly (without having anything at all against PostgreSQL, Inc) I
> > am not so excited about it.
> That is what I was told by Marc. If we want to discuss it, go ahead.
> Such a change was planned in late December, though there was no
> discussion who gets the copyright. I believe he used PostgreSQL Inc.
> because it is a legal entity, vs. the development team, which is not.
In any case, a better way to search for copyright notices is
egrep -i '\(c\)|copyright'
will miss some. ;)
Peter Eisentraut Sernanders väg 10:115
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