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Re: Bug#247802: ITP: libfasttrack-gift -- giFT plugin for the fastrack network

On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 01:41:09AM +0200, Bartosz Fenski aka fEnIo wrote:
> On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 01:20:47AM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > > May I ask you in which country reverse-engineering for compatibility is
> > > forbidden?
> > > 
> > > I'm just curious, because it is legal in Poland, but only for
> > > compatibility reasons, and I guess this situation fits this.
> > 
> > That's because Poland is part of the EU now, where it is legal.
> No. It was legal also before access to EU.

Of course it was; Poland wouldn't have been allowed in the EU if they
didn't implement that in their laws first. Since when has this been
legal in Poland?


> > This is good, but it's not true anywhere else; so if the reverse
> > engineering has been done outside the EU, there's a problem.

... I seem to have been wrong here. Can't say I don't like it, though

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