svn commit: r187580 - head/tools/sched

M. Warner Losh imp at
Thu Jan 22 15:10:12 PST 2009

In message: <alpine.BSF.2.00.0901222301510.66510 at>
            Robert Watson <rwatson at> writes:
: On Thu, 22 Jan 2009, M. Warner Losh wrote:
: > : FWIW, the one case where I don't really do that is when I worked on some code
: > : on my own and hence hold the copyright for it, then did some work under a
: > : contract for a customer on it such that they own the copyright on
: > : enhancements, and then I do some further work on my own.  In that case, I'll
: > : leave a discontinuity to reflect the fact that the copyright on changes made
: > : in the gap were assigned elsewhere.  Not clear this is the right thing to do,
: > : but I'm fairly sure at least some of my customers are more comfortable with
: > : that as it leaves no confusion in the source as to which bits they
: > : sponsored/own.
: >
: > True, but that's a fairly rare circumstance relative to the project as a 
: > whole.
: Possibly, but I also think that while most committers are quite careful about 
: getting the permission of their employers to release code, many are less 
: careful than they should be about attributing copyright to their employers as 
: they may not understand the implications of work-for-hire.

Very true.


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