[LAU] [LAD] Some new things to play with

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Wed Oct 13 07:19:42 UTC 2010

Arnold Krille wrote:
> On Wednesday 13 October 2010 03:16:08 Robin Gareus wrote:
>> OTOH in Torben's defence: It's kind of tricky to do so: There's no
>> AUTHORS file nor any ChangeLog or README which usually come with FLOSS
>> projects to simplify that process.
> I am not a lawyer but as far as I know the only legally binding place to list 
> authors of the code is the actual code-file itself. Thats why all files have a 
> copyright-header stating the authors and the license...
> Of course it would have been more polite to send the patches to Fons first and 
> ask for his input and thereby hope for inclusion in the official releases.

Maybe Torben's not aware of all the etiquette.

Sounds like bugs in the patches could have benefited from having another 
set of eyes look the code over, too.

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