Re: Ian's DFSG2 would harm Debian and Free Software
Dale Scheetz <email@example.com> writes:
> On 3 Dec 1998 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > How does the GPL endanger the original copyright or the continued freedom
> > of that source?
> It isn't clear to me that it does. I am still looking for some expert
> copyright lawyer to give me some guidance on these issues, but that hasn't
> been easy. I made a comment to an environmental lawyer I know, and his
> first response was,"Your can't copyright software, you must patent it.".
> I, of course, immediately threw up in his lap ;-)
In Germany it is generally impossible to patent software.
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The Unix way of drinking tea:
cat /dev/boiler/water | tea | sieve > /cup
mount -t hdev /dev/human/mouth01 /mouth ; cat /cup >/mouth/gulp