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On Tuesday 23 August 2005 03:20 pm, Lars Weiler wrote:
> On the other hand I'm not 100% sure if this kind of
> copyright works in most states of the European Union. As
> you might know, we don't have such a copyright, but it's
> split into the author's right and the exploitation right.
> The exploitation right is usually the author's right unless
> you define another policy. But the author's right is
> sticked to you or your heirs for 70 years after your death.
There is a clause in there for international issues such as this that would
assign an irrevocable license to the use of such code that can not be jointly
copyrighted. (I think that's in the FAQ) ;)
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