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Re: [Fwd: Current state of MIPS16 support?]

To: Dominic Sweetman <dom@algor.co.uk>
Subject: Re: [Fwd: Current state of MIPS16 support?]
From: law@redhat.com
Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2002 10:05:01 -0600
Cc: Joe Buck <Joe.Buck@synopsys.com>, echristo@redhat.com (Eric Christopher), js@convergence.de (Johannes Stezenbach), gcc@gcc.gnu.org, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, sde@algor.co.uk
In-reply-to: Your message of Wed, 05 Jun 2002 16:13:28 BST. <15614.10904.705392.925058@gladsmuir.algor.co.uk>
Reply-to: law@redhat.com
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In message <15614.10904.705392.925058@gladsmuir.algor.co.uk>, Dominic Sweetman 
writes:
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 > Joe Buck (Joe.Buck@synopsys.com) writes:
 > 
 > > Dominic wrote:
 > > > > We do publish our sources on our web server.  Not only are they
 > > > > GPL but we have a copyright assignment to the FSF in place
 > > > > (which I know was sent to Jim Wilson of Cygnus, albeit in
 > > > > 1993...)
 > > 
 > > Eric Christopher wrote:
 > > > It's great that your changes do get out in one form or
 > > > another. I'm personally uncertain as to the nature of copyright
 > > > and how it would affect if I looked at your code and put it into
 > > > the mainline sources - so I haven't :)
 > > 
 > > Whose name and what company name would be on the copyright assignment?
 > > We can check with the FSF list to see if it's on file.  Meanwhile it
 > > should not go in.
 > 
 > I signed the assignment/waiver.  The companies involved are
 > Algorithmics Ltd and DFS3 Ltd.  It was faxed to Jim Wilson (then at
 > Cygnus) in October 1993 in the form recommended at that time.  Here's
 > a PDF.  Note the 'company stationery' has changed since 1993...
What's important here is the assignment that is on file with the FSF.  That's
what needs to be checked.  

jeff


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