Copyright (Was: Re: New panel in trunk)
korbinus at espresso.foo-projects.org
Thu Sep 29 15:52:42 CEST 2005
*IANAL* but AFAIK "The Xfce development team" isn't a legal entity in any country. I'm afraid it's hazardous to put the copyrights on it.
Time to create a Xfce foundation for keeping the copyrights?
On Thu, Sep 29, 2005 at 03:17:25PM +0200, Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> Daichi Kawahata schreef:
> > Modified in repository, by the way, which should I use for the
> > copyright notification in the initial comments?
> > a) Copyright (C) 2005 Jasper Huijsmans <jasper at xfce.org>.
> > b) Copyright (C) 2005 Jasper Huijsmans.
> > c) Copyright (C) 2002-2005 Jasper Huijsmans.
> > d) Copyright (C) 2002-2005 Jasper Huijsmans and The Xfce development team.
> > e) Copyright (C) 2002-2005 The Xfce development team.
> e) is fine with me. In fact, I've been wondering if I should do that for
> my source files as well.
> Copyright <year> The Xfce development team
> I have no idea what the legal status of such a line would be though. Can
> the Xfce development team be official copyright holder?
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