Subject: RE: what happened to the lm75(?) driver?
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/14/1999 21:11:01
At 7:17 Uhr +0200 14.09.1999, Martin Husemann wrote:
>> What TNFi wants to do is have the 3rd party contributors assign their
>> copyrights to TNFi, and include in the TNFi `advertising' clause a
>> reference to a complete list of such assigned contributions.  I.e.:
>I don't know anything about this legalese stuff, but as far as I understood
>my lawyer it is not possible under terms of the german IP laws to do
>something like a "copyright assignement". But of course this may be a gross

That's what I heard, too (not from a lawyer, though).

>So while the clause Charles' suggested is realy fine for me personaly, I'm
>not sure I could use it (not that I contributed anything whorth thinking
>about a copyright [yet]).

Sure you could, it's not illegal, but may still be void.  ;)


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