[darcs-users] Licensing and copyright fun.

Trent W. Buck trentbuck at gmail.com
Tue Oct 14 14:02:23 UTC 2008


On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 04:18:44PM +0900, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> Trent W. Buck writes:
>> Copyright assignment is certainly something to look into; it has
>> other benefits along with merely making licensing issues easier.
>> But I think it would result in MORE, PHYSICAL paperwork -- at least
>> in the short term.
>
> There's no legal requirement of physical paperwork for this.

Do you have any supporting evidence for that statement?  The FSF
certainly uses paper assignment, and ISTR reading that they don't
believe legal system(s) (which ones?) currently give any weight to
digital signatures (e.g. GPG signed declarations).


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