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Re: [jgit-dev] RE: [egit-dev] Rewriting JGit history and standard comment template


On Wed, 10 Feb 2010, Shawn O. Pearce wrote:

> Mike Milinkovich <mike.milinkovich@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > Interesting side note...  The EDL is *exactly* the 3-clause BSD but 
> > > with the University of California replaced with Eclipse Foundation. 
> > > Under US copyright law changing 3 words into 2 words gives me the 
> > > right to declare copyright over the larger contract?  Damn. I never 
> > > would have tried to do that, I can't see that as being a tenable 
> > > case of fair use, or something you can actually claim copyright 
> > > over.  EMO's got some brass ones.
> > 
> > Shawn, on this one you're just plain wrong.
> I think I'm still right.

Shawn, maybe he was talking about the brass ones.

Seriously again, I think that y'all should know that this developer is not 
contributing to JGit primarily for those hassles. I want to code. Not to 
do paper work (especially when there is no paper to begin with).


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