Re: Documentation licenses (GFDL discussion on debian-legal)
>> - the Project gutenberg texts (not that their license is currently free)
>Their license is moot in sane countries -- the texts are in the public
>domain. Er, modulo the small percentage of life+50 texts. And modulo
>Australia, which seems to have rejected Feist, although the case is on
>appeal to the Supreme Court there.
The license is not moot, because it's a trademark license, not a copyright license. And of course, not all of the PG texts are in the public domain.