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Re: ITP: vice and vice-roms

Moving to Debian-Legal...

On Sun, Feb 20, 2000 at 08:11:49PM -0600, Zed Pobre wrote:
> I've been having a conversation with the
> upstream authors of VICE, and they believe that the rights to those
> firmware ROMs have been released.  

Released? By whom? And how? Copyright law is usually very explict -
copyright transfers must be in writting, and you can't lose 
copyright just by ignoring abuses of it.

> I note further that those ROMs are
> currently being distributed within the US on such major mirrors such
> as metalab.unc.edu. 

Irrelevant. Cf. the whole KDE incident - "they do it" is not a sufficent

David Starner - dstarner98@aasaa.ofe.org
Only a nerd would worry about wrong parentheses with
square brackets. But that's what mathematicians are.
   -- Dr. Burchard, math professor at OSU

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