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Re: sem_getvalue patch

On Fri, Jun 07, 2002 at 01:39:57PM -0400, Chris Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 07, 2002 at 01:22:17PM -0400, Robb, Sam wrote:
> >> Btw, if you don't already have a form on file, we'll need an 
> >> assignment form for this patch.  See .
> >
> >No, I don't have one on file... I'll see about getting one to
> >you soon.
> >
> >On a related note: under what circumstances does RedHat generally
> >want/need an employer disclaimer for Cygwin contributions?
> If you are employed as a programmer, most companies have you sign some
> kind of form saying that your work belongs to them.  If the form can,
> in any way, be construed as covering cygwin patches then your employer
> needs to be involved.
> Or, to put it another way, if you sign a form, indicating that you own
> the rights to your changes, and your employer disagrees and comes after
> Red Hat for the changes, guess who's going to be in hot water?

As a side note, if the law in your country strictly differs between
your activity in your spare time and the activity in your work time,
then you don't need an employers assignment if you're only working
on Cygwin in your spare time.  This is e. g. valid if you're living
in Germany (guess why I know that ;-))


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Developer                      
Red Hat, Inc.

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