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Re: Why not contribute? (to GCC)
legal reasons. The default disclaimer is nonsense, it is hard to find an
employer willing to sign a sensible disclaimer, and even when you have a
nice employer it can still take months (years?) to get things through the
If it takes a long time, please contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The disclaimers are legally necessary though, the FSF needs a paper
trail in the case your employer comes back and claims that they have
copyright over a change.