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Re: Disclaimers in submitted patches



On Mon, 16 Feb 2015 09:18:46 -0800
Don Armstrong <don@debian.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Feb 2015, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > Don Armstrong writes ("Re: Disclaimers in submitted patches"):
> > > There's no real difference between a message with a disclaimer, and
> > > one without.
> > 
> > I think this depends on the text of the disclaimer (and perhaps on the
> > jurisdiction).
> 
> The main difference would be if the disclaimer gave you a license.
> Otherwise, a disclaimer claiming copyright is no different than the
> status quo; whoever actually owns the copyright owns the copyright,
> disclaimer or no disclaimer.

Are confidentiality notices legally enforceable?

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