[geos-devel] Pending Commit: changes to single sided buffering & ogc validity checking

Andrew Ross grof at rogers.com
Fri Jul 16 08:53:59 EDT 2010

Multi-people joint copyright with an organization like OSGeo also owning
joint copyright is great and a very common model in open source. It doesn't
seem that this is the case for geos though. A liberal license (such as LGPL)
helps of course as it states very generous rights to use the source. My
concern is what prevents a contributor from withdrawing the rights to use
their source code on a whim?

On 16 July 2010 04:56, strk <strk at keybit.net> wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 07:53:33PM -0400, Andrew Ross wrote:
> > Hi Tom, All
> >
> > Saw the copyright notice in the change. Copyright for geos seems to be
> held
> > by a number of people and organizations. That seems legally murky to me
> but
> > I am not a lawyer. Has this been discussed previously?
> Not that I know about. I'm personally happy with multi-people copyright.
> --strk;
>  ()   Free GIS & Flash consultant/developer
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