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Note about assignment rights

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mperham committed Jul 19, 2014
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@@ -26,5 +26,10 @@ By submitting a Pull Request, you disavow any rights or
claims to any changes submitted to the Sidekiq project and assign the copyright of
those changes to Contributed Systems LLC.
+If you cannot or do not want to reassign those rights (your employment
+contract for your employer may not allow this), you should not submit a PR.
+Open an issue and someone else can do the work.
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This is a legal way of saying "If you submit a PR to us, that code becomes ours".
99.9% of the time that's what you intend anyways; we hope it doesn't scare you away from contributing!
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