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Re: Fwd: Extremadura 2008 Debian Work Meetings

On Thu, 14 Feb 2008, Alexander Schmehl wrote:


* Gonéri Le Bouder <goneri@rulezlan.org> [080214 11:38]:
Screenshot are derivative work. Most of these game licenses require to
publish new version with the same terme. We should be able to reuse them.

Not sure about that.  If I remeber correctly we had here in germany a
court ruling (some 20 years ago in the time of "home computers") that
screenshots are not derivative work, since it depends more on the player
than on the game to create a screenshot.

...which any programmer and graphics artist will immediatelly tell you to be untrue, but you already know that since you're a (Debian) developer too... :)

Yours sincerely,

Ivan Vucica

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