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Re: xcdroast does no longer work with wodim: Who to blame?

Le mardi 03 mars 2009 à 10:41 -0800, Bill Unruh a écrit :
> Well, no, there is a problem. Whether that problem is due to a misreading of
> the law, differing laws (Under US, the concept of derivative work is a very
> important and strong concept. Publishers have been successfully sued for using less than
> .3% of another work in their work.

> From your comments, it appears that German copyright law does not contain that
> concept. Unfortunately all Linux distributions are world wide and have to
> worry about the law in many jurisdictions, especially the USA.

Indeed, the concept of derived work does not exist in European law. By
default, a derived work is a counterfeit. Only when the author allows it
(using e.g. a Free Software license) is it allowed at all.

 .''`.      Debian 5.0 "Lenny" has been released!
: :' :
`. `'   Last night, Darth Vader came down from planet Vulcan and told
  `-    me that if you don't install Lenny, he'd melt your brain.

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