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Re: Nuitka - GPLv3 plus contribution copyright assignment



On Thu, 5 Jan 2012 10:18:27 -0600 Christofer C. Bell wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 5, 2012 at 9:37 AM, Kay Hayen <kayhayen@gmx.de> wrote:
[...]
> > The interesting part is contribution copyright assignment. I actually do
> > _not_ want Nuitka to have to stay GPLv3 when it's "ready". Then I
> > _definitely_ want it to have another license, with "ASF2.0" being the
> > current front runner.
> 
> I'm not a fan of copyright assignment,

I also dislike copyright assignment as a requisite for contribution
acceptance.
I strongly dislike it.

[...]
> Would it be possible to have, instead, a contributor agreement that
> allows contributors to retain copyright while at the same time
> granting you a non-transferable, non-revokable, exclusive right to
> relicense their contribution under the ASF2.0 license at a time of
> your choosing?

I feel that this would be a far better solution than copyright
assignment...

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