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Re: Linux kernel complete licence check, Q.0 - Q.10

Henning Makholm <henning@makholm.net> writes:

> In practise, yes. In theory, "not copyrighted" is nonsense as
> "copyright" is not a verb, nor an action that someone applies to the
> code. 

>From WordNet (r) 1.7 [wn]:

       adj : (of literary or musical or dramatic or artistic work)
             protected by copyright; "permission to publish
             copyright material" [syn: {copyrighted}]
       n : a document granting exclusive right to publish and sell
           literary or musical or artistic work [syn: {right of
           first publication}]
       v : secure a copyright on a written work; "did you copyright
           your manuscript?"

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