[linux-dvb] LinuxTV Copyrights

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Sun Jul 10 15:14:25 CEST 2005


Kenneth Aafløy wrote:
> lørdag 9. juli 2005, 12:39, skrev Johannes Stezenbach:
> > For what purpose? Currently copyright stays with the authors.
> > The only group I know of which handles this different is the FSF,
> > because the copyright transfer enables them to take legal
> > action by themselves (only the copyright holder can sue on
> > copyright violations).
> 
> Well, if you look at the dvb-apps directory, there is a lot of
> files there without copyright statements, which AFAIK means that
> the author disallows everything!

Yes. I once tried to get Holger Waechtler specify a license,
but he just wouldn't. Maybe someone can just try it again.

Johannes




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