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Re: Copyright forms for new contributor?
- To: dewar at gnat dot com
- Subject: Re: Copyright forms for new contributor?
- From: Richard Earnshaw <rearnsha at arm dot com>
- Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2001 10:08:45 +0100
- cc: jbuck at synopsys dot COM, jsm28 at cam dot ac dot uk, mrs at windriver dot com, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, Richard dot Earnshaw at arm dot com
- Organization: ARM Ltd.
- Reply-To: Richard dot Earnshaw at arm dot com
> The FSU (Florida State University) copyrights are another matter. These
> do represent work done by Ted Baker's group at FSU. They cover the
> tasking parts of the runtime, and neither FSU nor Ted wanted to
> assign the copyright to FSF (Ted wanted specifically to have a clear
> record of the FSU involvement). I did discuss this with Richard Stallman
> at the time, and he indicated that he did not feel it was a problem. In
> the event that it does turn out to be a problem, we can simply remove
> the tasking runtime from the site, we will still have a working non-tasking
> port of GNAT if we do this.
Shouldn't the runtime code be moved out into a separate directory, in the
same way as other runtime code is (libstdc++, libjava, libobc ...).
Not only would this make it clearer what was part of the compiler and what
was part of the run-time, but it would also be a step on the road to
providing multi-lib support.