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Re: Interesting Licensing Issue -- Crafty

Jonathan P Tomer writes:
> ...the gpl even requires the interactive start of the program to declare
> copyright information.

No.  From the GPL:

    Exception: if the Program itself is interactive but does not normally
    print such an announcement, your work based on the Program is not
    required to print an announcement.

> ...he can require methinks "if the program generates output of any kind
> it must include prominently within its output a statement that this
> program is based on my work" whilst remaining dfsg-free

So the license for an editor can require that every file edited with it
contain a special blurb?  I don't think so.

> ...and he can definitely require to appear in "all supporting
> documentation" (again the gpl does this).

Whether or not this would help depends on exactly how these tournaments are
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI

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