[Python-mode] FSF assignment policy
Richard M Stallman
rms at gnu.org
Tue Jan 27 23:58:39 CET 2009
AFAIS every Emacs-file is inspired by many, many others
from the very beginning. We see almost always a plenty
of revisions with a lot of people involved.
Inspiration is irrelevant to copyright law. It is concerned
with the authorship of the code.
If a file has been in Emacs for many years, often many people have
changed it. But typically when a file is first contributed, only a few
people have worked on the code. They can honestly sign the assignments.
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