Re: [OT] Droit d'auteur vs. free software?
Arnoud Galactus Engelfriet <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Peter S Galbraith wrote:
> > Arnoud Galactus Engelfriet <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > People will think you made the silly modifications, and so
> > > your reputation is harmed. I am not required by law to say
> > > I modified the work if I bought the copyright from you.
> > Okay. But in the case of free software, the author _still_ does hold
> > the copyright. So the silly derived works must be marked as modified
> > (following the license). What extra protection is required?
> I think this is a pretty good argument, actually. Because the
> license requires me to identify myself and my changes, the
> public will know that the silly bits originated with me and
> are not your doing. So my modifications cannot harm your
Hmmm. You're agreeing with me. Do you realize this is a Debian list?
How are we supposed to flame each-other if you do that?
[For the humour-impaired, the above is a joke.]