[jsword-devel] flashcards copyright
dmsmith555 at yahoo.com
Sat Oct 16 19:52:23 MST 2004
Do with it as you please.
My effort is for His glory.
Troy A. Griffitts wrote:
> DM Smith,
> Hey, I started doing some updating to flashcards this weekend and
> noticed your headers in the files. I'm not sure if you are aware of
> this, but CrossWire, like many other OSS projects, asks for ownership
> of contributed work to our projects. We do this for a number of
> reasons, some of which include: to prevent and angry contributor from
> deciding that he no longer wants us to use his work, and occasionally
> we have requests to use our software from organizations under
> different licenses who don't wish to release their source code under
> the GPL or compatible license. To obtain permission to do this from
> everyone contributing code is unrealistic.
> Having said this, it does not mean that you don't retain ownership
> of your own work. Anything you contribute, you still have the right
> to do with it what you will under any license, but so does CrossWire.
> We also have no problems with recognition of your work, so we're
> happy to leave the @author tags in the headers.
> I would like to change the header to our standard, "(c) CrossWire
> Bible Society" if you don't have any problems with this.
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