sem_getvalue patch

Robb, Sam sam.robb@timesys.com
Fri Jun 7 11:42:00 GMT 2002


Thanks all for the advice... I just got out of a meeting where
I requested a disclaimer for Cygwin contributions, figuring
that in this case, it was better to ask permission than to beg
forgiveness. It may take a while, though.

-Samrobb

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Faylor [mailto:cgf@redhat.com]
> Sent: Friday, June 07, 2002 1:40 PM
> To: cygwin-patches@cygwin.com
> Subject: Re: sem_getvalue patch
> 
> 
> On Fri, Jun 07, 2002 at 01:22:17PM -0400, Robb, Sam wrote:
> >> Btw, if you don't already have a form on file, we'll need an 
> >> assignment form for this patch.  See 
> http://cygwin.com/contrib.html .
> >
> >No, I don't have one on file... I'll see about getting one to
> >you soon.
> >
> >On a related note: under what circumstances does RedHat generally
> >want/need an employer disclaimer for Cygwin contributions?
> 
> If you are employed as a programmer, most companies have you sign some
> kind of form saying that your work belongs to them.  If the form can,
> in any way, be construed as covering cygwin patches then your employer
> needs to be involved.
> 
> Or, to put it another way, if you sign a form, indicating that you own
> the rights to your changes, and your employer disagrees and 
> comes after
> Red Hat for the changes, guess who's going to be in hot water?
> 
> cgf
> 



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