[coreboot] Different Google copyright notices: »The Chromium OS Authors.« or Google, Inc.
marcj303 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 18:35:29 CET 2013
On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 11:33 AM, ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> wrote:
> just be aware that corporations do change policies over time,
> including how to name authors in contributions.
> Which is to say, I would not be willing to assert that an employee of
> company X would always be required to follow the same rules about
> copyright and author naming. Going back and retroactively changing
> everything is usually Not An Option/A Bad Idea. Hence, it is possible
> that a name might change over time, from the same person, at the same
> I'm not saying that is happening in this case. But I think you're
> being a little unrealistic.
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This should not be changed retroactively changed. As Ron points out,
there may be different copyrights from the same author as they are
writing for different projects. You will probably see that I have
contributed about 10 different copyrights.
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