openmoko dfu-util improvements (patch & questions)

Patryk Benderz Patryk.Benderz at
Tue Apr 6 12:29:37 CEST 2010

Dnia 2010-04-06, wto o godzinie 07:17 -0300, Werner Almesberger pisze:
> Patryk Benderz wrote:
> > I am not an expert here, but don't you just give up your copy rights
> > when publishing code under GPL license?
> You don't give them up in the sense of losing them. You retain them,
> and they remain very much enforceable - ask :)
> Publishing something under the GPL does by no means imply that
> you're putting your work into the public domain.
> By using the GPL, you also don't have to yield them to others,
> although some projects may ask you to assign the copyright of your
> contributions to the project. E.g., many/all (?) FSF projects have
> such a requirement:
> You may choose to voluntarily assign your copyright (or equivalent,
> in countries where copyright always remains with the author) to
> others, e.g., to defend your work against inappropriate use.
> - Werner
Thanks for explanation Werner, and for the links :)

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