Re: Free Software Clarification
On Fri, Sep 04, 1998 at 05:33:14PM +0200, Sven wrote:
> (* some thought about licensing and selling software *)
> All this speech about licensing birng about another consideration, and that about
> recognition on someones job. This is a different topic from selling and buying software.
> what about someone taking the software, making some small modification, or none at all, and then selling or distributing the work without giving enough credit to the original author, or giving credit in such a way that nobody notice it.
Nobody may remove the original copyright notice, which includes the name of
the copyright holder.
I don't think it is useful to enforce more with copyright licenses.
Fame is something that is achieved orthogonally to copyright issues, in the
free software community at least.
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