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Re: Corel's apt frontend

Wichert Akkerman <wichert@liacs.nl> writes:

> Previously Henning Makholm wrote:
> > That's knowledge. Facts are not copyrightable, only particular
> > expressions of facts are.
> Such as a particular way to express the format for the intermediate languag=
> e?

No, file formats are not copyrightable, only actual files.
Otherwise clones of proprietary packages with proprietary file
formats would be in violation of copyright.
"Unix... is not so much a product
 as it is a painstakingly compiled oral history
 of the hacker subculture."
--Neal Stephenson

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