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



On Wed, Nov 20, 2002 at 04:04:54PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Edmund GRIMLEY EVANS <edmundo@rano.org> writes:
> 
> > I think the point is that "copyright" as a verb only makes sense in a
> > historical, USA context. Most countries have never had a requirement
> > or even a possiblity of registering things for copyright, as I
> > understand it.
> 
> The OED lists "copyright" as a verb, going back as far as 1806.

Never argue with a man who puts not only his LAST NAME but also his
MIDDLE NAME in FULL CAPS.

COPYRIGHT AS A VERB ONLY MAKES SENSE IN A HISTORICAL, USA CONTEXT.  AND
IF YOU ARGUE WITH ME, I MAY JUST SHOUT MY FIRST NAME AT YOU AS WELL!

No GO AWAY, before I TAUNT YOU A SECOND TIME!

-- 
G. BRANDEN ROBINSON                |     There's nothing an agnostic can't
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     do if he doesn't know whether he
branden@debian.org                 |     believes in it or not.
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |     -- Graham Chapman

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