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Subject: RE: Licensing and Copyright Issues

RE: Licensing and Copyright Issues

From: Daniel Brenden <>
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2007 17:30:10 +0200

Indeed. I am glad to be one of the many users of rockbox and i want to contribute, but its not as easy as it could be. One thing that i and probably others would like to contribute on is to transelate the rockbox page to make it more reachable for everyone. I myself would be delighted to help in a such way. Would this be possible to do?Mhv. Daniel G Brenden

> Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2007 14:42:58 +0300> From:> To:> Subject: Re: Licensing and Copyright Issues> > On Tue, Sep 11, 2007 at 10:47:26AM +0100, Mike Holden wrote:> > For the future, could we devise a "Rockbox organisation" to pick up> > copyrights in the event of death, but the individual holds them for as> > long as they are alive, in the absence of other specific instructions.> > Rather like a "software will", so the individual still owns the copyright> > while they are alive, and are able to make other explicit instructions at> > any time regarding the "inheritance"?> > Well, I'm not a developer (and not even a contributor at this point). However,> I believe that this "software will" would require writing and signing legal> papers (and sending them to another side of the planet). IMHO it would be much> more straight forward if all copyrights were assigned to a single organization> (or possibly even a single trusted person). This would also help in> situations where a developer disappears, as Rockbox is growning and more> people contribute code with their own copyrights, the risk increases.> > -- > Tapio
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Received on 2007-09-11

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