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
> MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
> 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.