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

On Tuesday 19 November 2002 12:46 pm, Edmund GRIMLEY EVANS wrote:
> I think the point is that "copyright" as a verb only makes sense in a
> historical, USA context.

Given that the first copyright legislation was passed 67 years before the 
Declaration of Independence, the claim of "historical, USA context" seems a 
little ... errm ... inaccurate ;-)

- Derek

> Most countries have never had a requirement
> or even a possiblity of registering things for copyright, as I
> understand it.
> Edmund

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