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Anthony W. Youngman wrote:
>> to emails) and the code is so astonishingly trivial it's hard to see how
>> it could possibly be re-implemented without it being the same code with
>> different variable names.
> This is your clue.
> If this is true, the code has no copyright therefore there is no
> problem. I'm not sure how you'd document it, but just put a reference to
> them that says "assumes these snippets cannot be copyrighted because
> they are too trivial. replace if required".
> I'm not sure how the Debian ftp-masters will take that, but if there
> really is no other way of re-implementing it, then it truly is
It's precisely how to document it for ftp-masters that is worrying me.
However, thanks very much for the input and clarification.
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