Re: Non-free files in source packages?
* Simon Josefsson:
>> It may be the case that the data could be plucked from the RFC and
>> freely distributed, albeit only in places that don't allow 'sweat of the
>> brow' copyrights.
> I know I answered this already, but I thought I'd add that
> firstname.lastname@example.org suggested that the tables from RFC 3454
IIRC, RFC 3454 contains Nameprep.
> might not be copyrightable, because they lack the creativity
> required for copyright.
In Germany, I would be very surprised if it wasn't protected as a
database. A significant effort was necessary to create the mapping,
and this is sufficient.
The U.S. lacks database protection laws, but it's pretty unique in