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Re: No Copyright for translators?


On Donnerstag, 18. November 2010, Helge Kreutzmann wrote:
> IANAL, but as far as I know translators do obtain a copyright for
> their translations, e.g. all(most all) po files start with line(s) like
> # This foobar translation is licensed under the same copyright as barfoo
> # Hugo Translator, <hugo.translator@someorg.biz>, 2010
> So for my understanding it is perfectly fine mentioning translators in
> debian/copyright (probably in a dedicated section) while it would be
> still ok to omit them since they might not be tracable (with sensible
> work).
> Is this an acceptable view 


> (and hence [1] should be reverted)? 
> [1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=544604

For this specific case it looks like Daniel is right, the Mozilla Foundation 
is the copyright owner of the translations too. (Disclaimer: I've only 
skimmed the bugreport very fast and didnt do more research.)


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