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Re: [OT] Droit d'auteur vs. free software? (Was: query from Georg Greve of GNU about Debian's opinion of the FDL

Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@debian.org> writes:

> For non-software, it was 50 years after the death of the author, it is
> now 70 (corporations lobbied a lot for that). For software, I'm not
> sure.

Since there's been a lot of talk about the difficulty in making a
distinction between software and non-software, do you know how the law
you're referring to makes this distinction?  Where would fonts,
javascript embedded in html, latex source, postscript, etc, fit into
this scheme?

Jeremy Hankins <nowan@nowan.org>
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