Re: Aspell-en license Once again.
Scripsit "Joe Moore" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > If one took a spell-checker, such as Aspell, then:
> > - piped the whole of Usenet through it for a couple of weeks
> > - automatically removed all sequences of characters that failed
> > - removed all duplicate words from the result
> > Would the resulting list of words be a "new" creation, unencumbered by
> > any license attached to the spell-checker ? ;-)
> No, this would be a derivative work of the Usenet postings, which are
> copyright their authors.
Not under any reasonable interpretation of copyright I can work out.
Henning Makholm "`Update' isn't a bad word; in the right setting it is
useful. In the wrong setting, though, it is destructive..."