From: Miguel Angel Blanch Lardin <miguelangelblanchlardin@ho...> - 2003-06-29 12:04:08
>From: "Dave Turner via RT" <licensing@...>
>Subject: [gnu.org #43814] ex-contributor wanting to revoke GPL on his work
>Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2003 19:06:00 -0400
>[miguelangelblanchlardin@... - Wed Jun 11 04:53:52 2003]:
> > Greetings,
> > In the last two days, an ex-contributor of Arianne, as a result of a
> > discussion on our channel with another developer was asked to leave
> > the channel.
> > That ex-contributor then came to mailing list asking us to remove all
> > his contributions.
> > I was the leader of the project when he worked there, and I make
> > crystal clear that EVERYTHING submitted to Arianne was under the GPL:
> > EVERYTHING.
>When Worldforge had a similar situation a year ago, I asked Eben Moglen,
>FSF's lawyer. He told me that the GPL is irrevocable, and that WF could
>continue distributing the artwork. I believe the same would apply to
>-Dave "Novalis" Turner
>GPL Compliance Engineer
>Free Software Foundation
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