[RFC 0/9] Change the copyright info.

Miguel Ojeda miguel.ojeda.sandonis at gmail.com
Sat Nov 27 18:07:48 EST 2010

On Sat, Nov 27, 2010 at 11:38 PM, Justin P. Mattock
<justinmattock at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/27/2010 01:17 PM, Roland Dreier wrote:
>>  >  Below you will find a set of patches, that update the copyright info
>> from
>>  >  Sun Microsystems to Oracle.
>> Are you working for Oracle?  If so I would like to see these patches
>> with an @oracle.com signed-off-by address.  If not let's let the
>> companies involved sort out the copyrights.
>>  - R.
> it's true what they say "you learn something new everyday".. in this case I
> needed to be from the company in order too submit patches like this.(no
> worries over here, let the companies sort out the copyrights(like what you
> said))

You can't change others' copyright, be it a company or not. AFAIK,
what you can do is adding/changing/improving/copying/... the code (and
add your own copyright for the changes if they are important enough);
but you have to maintain the original copyright if you keep the code
as is.

> cheers,
> Justin P. Mattock
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