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Re: Why not contribute? (to GCC)


On 24 April 2010 00:18, Alfred M. Szmidt <ams@gnu.org> wrote:
>
> 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.

BTW, in this aspect there is no difference between GCC and LLVM. The
latter also requires to assign copyright to the University of
Illinois. If you don't have a copyright disclaimer before contributing
to LLVM, you are exposing yourself to some future legal troubles.

Cheers,

Manuel.


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