[Python-Dev] copyright ownership

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Aug 26 16:44:02 CEST 2009

Guido van Rossum <guido <at> python.org> writes:
> Are you a lawyer? Do you know the legal history of Python
> distributions and the US export laws? It's not so easy -- for one, the
> PSF (a US foundation) owns the copyright.

Does it? As far as I understand, the contributor agreement is not a copyright
transfer agreement (« PSF understands and agrees that Contributor retains
copyright in its Contributions »).

Not that it makes the issue easier of course :)


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