Re: APSL Hidden Nasty's
Henning Makholm <email@example.com> writes:
Ben Pfaff <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> John Hasler <email@example.com> writes:
>> A more serious question is whether a minor can license his own work without
>> his guardian's consent. I don't think he can.
> Boy, I hope that doesn't invalidate all the code (and copyright
> assignments) I wrote for FSF and Debian before I turned 18 :-)
It probably does. [...]
I asked rms about this a day or two ago, and he just got back to me:
From: Richard Stallman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Need to re-affirm copyright assignments?
Date: Sat, 20 Mar 1999 11:07:39 -0700 (MST)
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I believe I recall asking a lawyer about this and was told
that that problem did not apply to this kind of contract.
I asked again now to confirm.