On Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 03:16:43PM +0200, Stefan Westerfeld wrote: > What has been suggested by debian to relicense every line of KDE code to a > special purpose GPL with an extra addition. Although this is advocated > to be a solution of the problem, it is only theoretical: It is completely > impossible to convince each and every author/contributor that once in his > life wrote a line of KDE code to change his license. So in that respect, no. There is not in general any such thing as a copyright to a single line of code. Review copyright law in the matter of "derived works" and to whom copyright falls in such a case. -- G. Branden Robinson | Murphy's Guide to Science: Debian GNU/Linux | If it's green or squirms, it's biology. firstname.lastname@example.org | If it stinks, it's chemistry. roger.ecn.purdue.edu/~branden/ | If it doesn't work, it's physics.
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