Re: Aspell-en license Once again.
On Mon, 4 Nov 2002, Brian Nelson wrote:
> Kevin Atkinson <email@example.com> writes:
> > Um no. This is not a statement of rights. It is merely an assessment of
> > how the DEC word list author views the situation. He assigns no
> > additional copyright to his work.
> Who holds the copyright then? DEC? Does anyone even hold a copyright
> on the list?
> Prior to the above quoted clause, the license states:
> To the best of my knowledge, all the files I used to build these
> wordlists were available for public distribution and use, at least
> for non-commercial purposes. I have confirmed this assumption with
> the authors of the lists, whenever they were known.
> Any idea what "the files I used to build these wordlists" were? If they
> weren't wordlists themselves, then there is no issue here. Is this what
> RMS was referring to?
I do not have a clue. I suggest someone contacts RMS on this matter. Do
not expect me to because I am sick of this whole discussion.