Re: Releasing software sponsored by an employer
Justin Pryzby wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 02, 2005 at 09:23:40PM +0100, Arnoud Engelfriet wrote:
> > John Morrissey wrote:
> > > I'm wondering what kind of documentation we should have that explicitly
> > > authorizes me to release this software (copyright still held by the company)
> > > to the public under a DFSG compliant license.
> IMHO it would be very nice if they could give you a PGP message
> confirming what the GPL trailer has:
That won't work; the company wants to retain copyright.
Hence my suggestion that the company just gives him a GPL-licensed
Arnoud Engelfriet, Dutch & European patent attorney - Speaking only for myself
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