Re: Dissection of an Ubuntu PR message
On Sat, Jan 14, 2006 at 12:23:51PM -0200, Gustavo Franco wrote:
> On 1/14/06, Kevin Mark <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 13, 2006 at 03:03:14PM -0200, Gustavo Franco wrote:
> > (...)
> > > Exactly my point Matthew, and calm down David, i wrote: "e.g.: David
> > > said that Daniel helped him, but if he did that in his workhours it's
> > > under Canonical bless.". Do you see ? I just pointed out that there's
> > > a possibility that he was helping you in his workhours, but i won't
> > > cite you as a reference anymore.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Gustavo Franco
> > Hi Gustavo,
> > Is it within the scope of Canonical employees to contribute code to
> > Debian that is under the his copyright and not Canonical's? And
> > especially since it is in the exact same area that he was employed by
> > Canonical to do? Would this apply to Progeny and Debian, Progeny and
> > Canonical, Linspire and ...
> Hi Kevin,
> I think that Matt Zimmerman (mdz) knows the answer.
I'm not sure I understand the question, but if Kevin is asking whether code
contributions to Debian by Canonical employees are copyrighted by Canonical?
If so, the answer is "sometimes".