Re: [WARNING] DO NOT _EVER_ SEND CODE VIA HOTMAIL
On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 09:20:21AM +0100, Edmund GRIMLEY EVANS wrote:
> Why? If someone who is contributing to a free software project wants,
> for whatever reason, to dual licence their code to Microsoft, you
> can't really stop them from doing so. If you insist that all
> contributors give an exclusive licence to the organisation running the
> project, then you will probably find that this discourages people from
> contributing. Usually software authors like to retain their own rights
> in the software they produce.
The important thing is for them to have a choice. Most people don't even
know about this issue. Education is the solution.