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Re: xfig-doc has license problems in examples

David Starner <dstarner98@aasaa.ofe.org> writes:

> On Mon, Oct 15, 2001 at 10:50:31PM -0400, Raul Miller wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 16, 2001 at 12:44:56AM +0200, Sunnanvind Briling Fenderson wrote:
> > > A copyright license is a copyrightable work.
> > 
> > Pleasse supply a reference backing up this assertion, please.
> It's a large chunk of text, that took significant creative work to make.
> Why wouldn't it be copyrightable? I don't see why it's any different
> from any other textual work of the same size and creative effort.

Effort is not relevant in copyright absent originality.  The point is
that legal documents are often not copyrightable.  But things like the
GPL are.


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