On Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 11:44:28PM +0100, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 02:05:48PM +0100, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
>> indeed includes (a derivative of) the reference implementation of
>> SRFI 19, but the SRFI copyright notice was stripped.
> Having said that, I must say that it is the policy of the GNU
> project to include code in its official projects only if the
> copyright is assigned to the FSF, so in this particular case, the
> original author (Will Fitzgerald) probably has signed copyright over
> to the FSF.
I got an answer back from the FSF "records" guy and he tells me that
Will Fitzgerald elevated his reference implementation of SRFI 19 to
the public domain. But this answer comes with a disclaimer:
this is not a legal opinion, nor is this a binding pronouncment of
so I don't know if we can rely on it.