[Rpm-maint] relicensing for Maximum RPM

Seth Vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Mon Sep 7 13:28:02 UTC 2009

On Mon, 7 Sep 2009, Florian Festi wrote:

> On 08/31/2009 10:42 PM, Karsten Wade wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 10:58:09PM +0300, Ville Skyttä wrote:
>>> On Monday 31 August 2009, Karsten Wade wrote:
>>>> I don't easily see where the source for the updated MaxRPM snapshot
>>>> is; that would be helpful in gathering a list of all copyright
>>>> holders.
>>> It used to be in a Mercurial repository at http://hg.rpm.org/max-rpm but 
>>> that
>>> doesn't seem to exist any more (I still have an old working clone from 
>>> there).
>>> I suppose it's http://rpm.org/gitweb?p=max-rpm.git nowadays.
>>>> Is that just the names that appear in the snapshot?  Paul,
>>>> Matthias, and Ville?
>>> Based on git logs, jbj has worked on it quite a bit as well.
> IANAL and have no clue about the US copyright laws but I'd assume that the 
> copyright is by RHT and not the authors.

of the ones who worked for rht at the time they were writing it. So I 
suspect Paul and jbj's contributions are (c) Red Hat inc. But Matthias and 
Ville are (c) themselves, unless otherwise disclaimed.


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