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Re: Copyright assignement for Debian tools?

Ian Jackson writes ("Re: Copyright assignement for Debian tools?"):
> But if you don't want to do that, you do have the possibility to
> assign it to Software in the Public Interest.  I'm not sure how the
> law works exactly in your jurisdiction but in the UK and the US to do
> that you need state it in writing.  Something like:
>   Written/modified by Thomas Koch, 2013.
>   I hereby assign my copyright in Gnomovision (all past and future
>   versions) to Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
>       - Thomas Koch 21 Feb 2013
>   Copyright (C)2013 Software in the Public Interest, Inc
>   This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
>   it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
>   the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
>   (at your option) any later version.
>   This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
>   but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
>   GNU General Public License for more details.
>   You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
>   along with this program.  If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.

Of course if you do this you need to get SPI's approval.  Otherwise
the work is unlicenced.


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