Re: location of UnicodeData.txt
Jim Penny <email@example.com> writes:
> On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 06:52:21PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > Jim Penny <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > I would venture to guess that even with a perfect oracle, it would be
> > > essentially imposible to reverse engineer the Unicode data files, much
> > > less the ancillary algorithms. That is, a 32 bit search space with at
> > > least 36 properties to be discovered per data point is whopping big.
> > That's irrelevant.
> No, it is not irrelevant. There were two questions: 1) Does it have
> enough originality to be copyrightable? 2) Could it be reverse
> engineered (thereby avoiding the copyright)? My answers are, 1) Yes,
> and 2) No, resp.
1) Doesn't matter, because we can implement Unicode in free programs
whether it's copyrightable or not.
2) Doesn't matter, same reason.