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On Fri, Apr 25, 2003 at 09:44:54PM +0200, Tony Clark (tclark@...) wrote:
> > Copyrighted works which do not include a license are still protected by
> > copyright law, and redistributing said works would be copyright
> > infringement.
> Which town, state, country, continent are you talking about?
I am talking about most of WIPO's member states . Requiring copyright
notices is not allowed under the Berne convention .
Many of the win32 codecs in question contain copyright notices where one
would expect to find them: in the PE header.
> This is really off-topic on a technical list like gentoo-dev
There is no gentoo-legal. I would consider it off-topic if there was a
more appropriate gentoo list for this discussion, or if official Gentoo
policy is to ignore copyright issues.
Leaving the legal issue aside for a moment, there is still a technical
How about a "css" USE keyword for closed source software?
Jon Lech Johansen
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