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Re: The debate on Invariant sections (long)



On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 03:06:18PM -0400, David B Harris wrote:
> (Incidentally, copyright licenses are always considered "invariant" :)

Only as applied to a given work.  Copyright protection need not be
asserted in the license document itself, and in fact does not appear to
be in older, simple licenses like the BSD and MIT/X11 licenses.

Following the FSF's lead, everybody and his brother now copyrights the
text of their licenses.  I'm not sure that's a good thing...

-- 
G. Branden Robinson                |    Imagination was given man to
Debian GNU/Linux                   |    compensate for what he is not, and
branden@debian.org                 |    a sense of humor to console him for
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |    what he is.

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