Re: DEP-5 Copyright Question
On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 11:42:20AM -0500, Elías Alejandro wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 07:47:25AM +0200, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > debian/copyright should list the names of the actual copyright holders of
> > the work. debian-devel is not a great resource for helping you figure out
> > who those copyright holders are, but if the upstream author has already told
> > you who the copyright holder is, you should list that.
> I'm agree with you.
> > You mention that the upstream author *transformed* the image. Mechanical
> > transformations (such as compilation of source code) do not normally have
> > copyright associated with them, so the copyright of cat.pzl would probably
> > be the same as for cat.jpg.
> yes, would probably... but I think *transformed* image holder is upstream
> author so copyright belong to him or I'm wrong...
That depends what the transformation *is*. You would need to explain how
it's been transformed for anyone here to give an educated opinion.
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