[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] doc/developer: require transparency about sponshorships.

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje at gmail.com
Sun Jan 13 15:09:33 EET 2019


On Sun, Jan 13, 2019 at 4:39 AM Gyan <ffmpeg at gyani.pro> wrote:

> When someone submits a patch, it is implicit, unless stated otherwise,
> that it is of their own initiative (and their own work), and thus they
> are free to assign copyright. When work is performed for hire, the
> copyright may belong to the employer. Such sponsored work cannot be
> 'donated' to the project

But we don't do copyright assignment.

Anyway, like several others, I'm against this proposal.


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