Re: [OT] Droit d'auteur vs. free software?
Scripsit Nathanael Nerode <email@example.com>
> RMS could use his 'moral rights' to prevent someone from
> distributing a version of Emacs which could read and write Microsoft
> Word files (file format being reverse-engineered).
No he can't. His placing Emacs under a free license, aside from his
numerous writings about software freedom, clearly imply that his works
have no intrinsic artistic character that could possibly be violated
by any third-party modification.
I wonder why this is so hard a concept to understand. Are you just
Henning Makholm "However, the fact that the utterance by
Epimenides of that false sentence could imply the
existence of some Cretan who is not a liar is rather unsettling."