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Re: (DRAFT) FAQ on documentation licensing

On Thu, Apr 14, 2005 at 10:15:25AM +0200, Jacobo Tarrio wrote:
> > Perhaps it's better avoiding recommending trademarks or otherwise we
> > should be prepared to see more and more Mozilla-like mess in the
> > future...  :-(
>  Mmmm, you are right. I'll delete the comment about trademark laws (will
> leave the reference to libel), but they will eventually have to be
> mentioned, since I believe that they're the ones to be used for protecting
> the reputation of the authors/of the original works, etc., etc., not a
> clause in the copyright license.

It could also be fraud, or (strangely enough) in some jurisdictions,
copyright. Although not the part of copyright law that is related to
licensing; the right to not have things misattributed to you cannot be
waived, transferred, or otherwise licensed. But it is sometimes
written into the copyright statute rather than anywhere else.

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