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Re: New port (ip2k)
- From: law at redhat dot com
- To: Joe Buck <Joe dot Buck at synopsys dot com>
- Cc: denisc at overta dot ru (Denis Chertykov), gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Tue, 28 May 2002 19:45:45 -0600
- Subject: Re: New port (ip2k)
- Reply-to: law at redhat dot com
In message <200205290111.SAA05614@atrus.synopsys.com>, Joe Buck writes:
> Denis Chertykov writes:
> > I want to commit new port. It's a very fast 8bit micro controller develope
> d by
> > UBICOM. (UBICOM hire me for work on ip2k port)
> > I will maintain ip2k and avr ports.
> You're in MAINTAINERS, so clearly you have papers on file. But is there a
> disclaimer or assignment from UBICOM on file? (since the port is a "work
> made for hire", they would have a claim on the code).
Also note the work may be original based on work Red Hat did for Ubicom --
if that is the case, then the underlying work would be covered by Red Hat's
blanket copyright assignment.
> I think that approval is required; in fact, the SC has to formally accept
> new ports, although usually that is just a formality. Once this is done
> and you are named maintainer, you can make changes to config/ip2k/...
> without approval. But the SC needs to vote to accept the port and name
> you as the maintainer.