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Re: Why not contribute? (to GCC)
> I think it is possible that some of the people who have (or have had)
> trouble with the process with their employers, would find it easier if they
> realised that the assignment was something they can do without anyone's
> permission regardless of the terms of their employment, and subsequently
> present as a fait accompli, and that at that point it then actually
> facilitates getting the disclaimer from the employer, which is the only part
> they have to be involved in.
This is only the case for people who are not working on GCC as part of
their jobs. For those who ARE, a disclaimer would be inappropriate: the
appropriate thing is an assignment from the company to the FSF.