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Re: [bug-inetutils] Re: Feature Enhanced GNU InetUtils 2.0.0 alpha relea

From: Jeroen Dekkers
Subject: Re: [bug-inetutils] Re: Feature Enhanced GNU InetUtils 2.0.0 alpha released
Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2004 11:37:39 +0200
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At Sun, 13 Jun 2004 12:18:00 +0300,
Nikos Mavroyanopoulos wrote:
> On Sunday 13 June 2004 02:50, Simon Josefsson wrote:
> > > Wonderful!  In order to accept the patches upstream, we will require
> > > copyright assignment forms from every person who has contributed.  We
> > > may also require the standard GNU disclaimers to be signed by the
> > > contributors employer, school, or other institution that may have a
> > > claim over the code.
> > > Have you already got these in order?  If not, please let us know and we
> > > can get that sorted out.
> > Nicolas Pouvesle and my changes have been assigned, see fencepost.
> > That cover the Kerberos 5 modifications to telnet(d), rsh(d) and
> > rlogin(d).  I'm not familiar with the GNUTLS additions to ftp, I'll
> > let Nikos Mavroyanopoulos speak for them.
> I have no problem assigning my changes for the ftp client to the FSF, just 
> send me or point me to the required papers. Note however that my changes to
> the ftp client are based, on the framework used in the ftp-tls implementation
> by Peter Runestig which was under the BSD license. 
> Only few things remain from the original code and are mostly small wrappers
> over putc(), getc() and such.

That is still legally significant. If it's under the BSD license with
advertising clause it would be better to rewerite the code. Else just
put his copyright notice in the files the code is in.

Jeroen Dekkers

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