Re: Disclaimers in submitted patches
Generally, this would be a problem. You should ask the person to
explicitly state that the disclaimer does not apply.
On Sun, 15 Feb 2015 20:18:35 +0100
Christoph Biedl <email@example.com> wrote:
> every now and then I receive submissions (i.e. patches) by e-mail for
> packages I maintain. Sometimes a disclaimer¹ is part of that message,
> a text that denies me from doing certain things with that e-mail -
> like copying or disclosing the message.
> In my opinion using such a patch for an upload would violate that
> clause and therefore might even put the Debian project in jeopardy.
> Thoughts on that?
> ¹ In German, the word "Angstklausel" is quite common for that, I'm not
> aware of an English counterpart that describes it as well.