Subject: Re: FSB external software submission policies?
From: Lynn Winebarger <>
Date: Thu, 25 May 2000 14:19:26 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 25 May 2000 wrote:

>   D.  "Postcard policy" -- require a hardcopy signed contract from
>       developers stating terms under which submissions are accepted,
>       rights granted by developer, certifications of authority to grant
>       rights, and employer affidavit for works-for-hire if appropriate.
>       Essentially a postcard which the developer can return to your
>       legal department.
>   E.  "FSF/GNU copyright assignment policy" -- require assignment of
>       copyright by developer to you or another organization such as the
>       Free Software Foundation.
     What exactly is the difference between these 2?