Re: Mass bug filing: Cryptographic protection against modification
Florian Weimer wrote:
> Debian could view something as copyrightable as soon as the author
> claims copyright on it. I don't think Debian should work around the
> authors licensing decisions by invoking general law.
OK. In general, I agree.
When the "author" is claiming copyright over facts or other things which are
*clearly* not copyrightable anywhere, however, we should still ignore him;
this does seem to happen occasionally.
There are none so blind as those who will not see.