Please don't change Beastie to another crap logo such as NetBSD!!!

Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC chad at
Fri Feb 11 14:23:56 PST 2005

On Feb 11, 2005, at 3:16 PM, Anthony Atkielski wrote:

> Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC writes:
>> many in no way means a majority.  many is more than a few, where a few
>> is a handful (3-5 or so).  There are probably more than a handful who
>> do it as more than a hobby.  A lot of good people do it on their own
>> time as well, and I salute that.  But a lot of people like Yahoo and
>> others (Apple probably) submit stuff that ends up in FreeBSD and they
>> pay their people to do so.  Lots of features, like jails as I
>> understand it, started off by someone getting paid to implement stuff.
> I hope people are not being as careless as you imply.  Being paid to
> write code as an employee means relinguishing copyright in the code to
> one's employer.  If people are actually doing this for FreeBSD, then
> some of the code in FreeBSD is owned by their employers, which can
> become a legal nightmare and stop the project dead in its tracks
> overnight.  Aren't there any _lawyers_ working on this project?

Sorry, but the employers are freely offering the code and assigning 
copyrights as necessary.


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