[libvirt] [PATCH 0/1] update copyright notice
davidkiarie4 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 08:42:04 UTC 2019
On Fri, Feb 22, 2019 at 11:09 AM Jiri Denemark <jdenemar at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 22, 2019 at 08:50:55 +0100, Peter Krempa wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 21:44:34 +0300, David Kiarie wrote:
> > > it looks sensible that the copyright notice on the affected files in
> > > updated as in this patch so as to also cover another party who hugely
> > > participated in writing the code.
> > I must point out that you specifically asked us to remove your name
> > from the files:
> > https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2018-May/msg00382.html
> > Which was fulfilled after the discussion in the thread above by:
> > https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2018-May/msg00483.html
> > And now lives in the repo as:
> > commit d894e49292ae5135b6a9f44a634b5cfca4376f19
> > Author: David Kiarie <davidkiarie4 at gmail.com>
> > Date: Tue May 8 15:40:00 2018 +0300
> > xenconfig: remove my name and email from files
> > Did you change your mind?
yes, i will actually share the copyright, if possible.
> Moreover, you removed 'Author: Kiarie Kahurani' lines while you want to
> add your name into a Copyright line now. Only SUSE was mentioned as the
> copyright holder when you created the files. This makes me think you
> might have contributed this as part of your contract with SUSE in which
> case you are most likely not the copyright holder (even though you
> didn't use a @suse.com email, but that's not rare some people just keep
> using their personal email).
i did this as part of GSoC. there was no contract.
i think an email is personal enough that it shouldn't appear on copyright
notice just like i can't have my phone number on the copyright declaration.
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