From: John N S Gill (jng at domain renre-europe.com)
Date: Wed 17 May 2000 - 11:26:31 IST
> On Wed, May 17, 2000 at 10:23:15AM +0100, John N S Gill mentioned:
> > My company has just come out with one of these company policy things
> > which includes some nasty stuff about ownership of ideas etc which
> > "are applicable to the company's business".
> Lovely. Just cross it out in the contract. I know people that have
> refused jobs in Internet Ireland over such things.
yes, that's basically how i feel about it. I expect we'll come to
some agreement, I know I won't sign the document in its current form.
> Either way, many changes you make to GPL'd code won't be applicable to
> the companies' business, and you can always submit it, and don't ask
> permission anyway ;)
For me that's the main problem with the statement in this
document is the word applicable. What is and isn't applicable?
It's just far too general.
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