Re: [OT] Droit d'auteur vs. free software?
Henning Makholm <email@example.com> writes:
> Scripsit Nathanael Nerode <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > 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.
Except the French law says that he cannot make such a declaration.