Xorg copyright infrigement
Jasper St. Pierre
jstpierre at mecheye.net
Sun Apr 27 06:52:55 PDT 2014
On Sun, Apr 27, 2014 at 6:28 AM, Mateusz Jończyk <mat.jonczyk at o2.pl> wrote:
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> W dniu 27.04.2014 11:33, Luc Verhaegen pisze:
> > Thanks so very much for taking me in CC.
> Right, I should have CC You. Please excuse me. I am new to this project.
> > I am quite certain that if i hadn't mentioned the origins of these
> > you would never have bothered.
> Yep, that would be probably lost and forgotten.
> > I amazed that you bother now, now that it spread to a buzzword project.
> Somebody simply noticed the fact of possible copyright problems here.
> > I clearly explained the origins for a reason: namely so that we could
> update our
> > code to match in the unlikely case some changes happen, i even explained
> > reasoning.
> > CVT is a VESA standard. I did not and do not have access to VESA
> documents, and
> > the dog ate the Xorg boards homework, as noone seems to remember what
> > to the Xorg VESA membership. My feeling however is that this spreadsheet
> is a
> > rather direct implementation of the VESA standard, and that if the Xorg
> > gets its act together (for a change), we will actually be able to verify
> > this information originally came from.
> > The xls however, felt as if it was meant as a reference implementation,
> aimed at
> > improving the proliferation of CVT. If graham does get contacted, i
> think he
> > would agree.
> I don't have any doubts that the Authors of the XLS would agree to
> inclusion of its
> derivative works in XOrg and other programs.
> Until that happens, however, we cannot rely on it.
> > Now, before we do get access to those documents, how are you intending to
> > circumvent this claimed copyright infringement without infringing
> yourself under
> > your very strict rules?
> We could just rewrite it using the Chinese wall principle:
> > Luc Verhaegen.
> - --
> Mateusz Jończyk
> AEI, Informatyka, Semestr 2 Magisterskich, BDiIS
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