[JDEV] Question about licensing
tcharron at ductape.net
Thu Oct 7 21:28:41 CDT 1999
Quoting Daniel Arbuckle <djarb at wvc-omak.ctc.edu>:
> On Thu, 7 Oct 1999, Lazarus Long wrote:
> > By using a non-GPL license, you are effectively eliminating the
> > participation of developers who choose to develop OSS as a moral
> > imperative.
> The protocol specification could be protected by copyright, and I would
> like to see Jer do exactly that, placing the spec under an equivalent of
> a free software license. As things stand now, Jer's employer could
> concievably claim ownership of the specification documents, and we'd have
> to rewrite them from memory.
Actually, no, they can't. Jer has a contract stating as such..
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