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Re: GCC


> > Copyright assignments.

On Thu, Jul 31, 2003 at 06:08:19AM -0400, Robert Dewar wrote:
> Please give some evidence. I think this is just a guess. In my experience,
> the copyright assignment is not the issue at all. The issue is precisely
> getting the patches to be well-formed, which requires quite a bit of work
> and quite a bit of knowledge about the way gcc maintenance is organized.

In my experience, many companies balk not at the concept of copyright
assignment but rather at the patent waiver.  However, the FSF successfully
negotiated acceptable language with IBM, so clearly such problems can be
conquered.


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