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Re: Sponsorship requirements and copyright files

On Sat, 2009-03-21 at 20:58 +0100, Florian Weimer wrote:
> And take a typical GNU project: You don't know who has effectively
> assigned copyright to the FSF, so you can't reasonably claim that the
> FSF is the sole copyright holder--and listing authors from the
> changelog is equally wrong.

When copyright is assigned to the FSF, the upstream maintainer generally
changes the copyright statements in the headers of the files:

If you do want to check who has assigned copyright to what, ask a GNU
maintainer who has access to the records on fencepost.gnu.org.


Tim Retout <tim@retout.co.uk>

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