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Re: Why not contribute? (to GCC)


On Apr 25, 2010, at 7:59 AM, Manuel López-Ibáñez wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> On what do you base these assertions?  Every point seems wrong to me.
>>> 
>>> Quoting from the link: http://llvm.org/docs/DeveloperPolicy.html
>> 
>> The key distinction is that contributing to LLVM does not require you to sign a form (which isn't even publicly available) and mail it in to a busy and high-latency organization before non-trivial patches will be accepted.
> 
> So, is the copyright disclaimer implicit in the patch submission? Who
> defines the conditions?

That web page is everything that there is.  I am aware that this is not as legally air-tight as the FSF disclaimer, but empirically many companies seem to have no problem with it.

-Chris


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