[Project_owners] Question about Extension

Jesper Staun Hansen jesper at heroes-addon.dk
Fri Oct 2 21:27:24 PDT 2009


On Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 6:09 AM, Eric Jung <eric.jung at yahoo.com> wrote:

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> On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 11:52 PM, Eric Jung <eric.jung at yahoo.com> wrote:
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>> Jesper Hansen mentioned an important point which we should consider. Some
>> projects on mozdev only release their source code with an open-source
>> license. Their website, documentation, graphics, name, logo, etc. aren't
>> freely redistributable. Does this mean those projects don't apply to the
>> adoption policy?
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> Nevermind. #5 in that link already addresses it:
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> The new project owner must read the mozdev copyright policy at
> http://www.mozdev.org/copyright.html. He should understand that certain
> project pages and materials may not be eligible for adoption because they
> are not open-source licensed. mozdev has no power to assign or reassign any
> copyrights.
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Was looking over MPL, GPL, LGPL (tri-license) and I can't find some pointer
to project adoption.
Only found that a person is allowed to make whatever changes he/she would
like and redistribute it with a different name and a name reference to the
original author.
Any hints?
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