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Re: License issues with fortune packages?

Probably all would be good with proper attribution, but I'd keep them in
non-free if I were you (proper attribution does NOT release you from
copyright restrictions, it just enhances the "fair use" claim).

On 18 Dec 2000, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:

> I am considering packaging a couple of fortune packages (for those who
> don't know, fortune is a program which displays random "fortune
> cookes" from a fortune file).  However, some of those a quotes from
> movies, like matrixfortunes, fortune-starwars etc is this a license
> problem, or are quotes ok to be redistributed?  (Usually, at least in
> Norway, you can quote anything you want, but I'm not sure about
> collections of quotes.)
> Please keep me on the Cc list as I don't read debian-legal.
> TIA.

Pardon me, but you have obviously mistaken me for someone who gives a
email galt@inconnu.isu.edu

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