2010-10-04 Toolchain WG minutes
nicolas.pitre at linaro.org
Wed Oct 6 01:35:20 UTC 2010
On Wed, 6 Oct 2010, Michael Hope wrote:
> ...are available here:
> A recording of the call is available here:
> Interesting topics include a discussion on the copyright and license
> issues on string routines, the upcoming 2010.10 release, the lifecycle
> of Linaro GCC 4.4, potential Windows builds, and the blueprints for
> next cycle.
>From the minutes:
| * ARM wish to keep rights for anything ARM produces, perhaps
| through back grant
| * Future code will be done by Linaro, so by others
| * Issue is with copyright instead of license
| * MIT/X11 does allow relicensing
| * ACTION: Does BSD allow relicensing?
| * GLIBC is a interesting case
| + GLIBC prefers copyright assignment to FSF and re-licensing
| under the LGPL
| + This assignment may inhibit Linaro from re-granting back to
Isn't the FSF copyright assignment non exclusive, i.e. the original
copyright holder still keeps a right to do anything with his own copy?
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