Re: Bug#316487: debian-installer-manual: Missing copyright credit: Karsten M. Self for section C.4
IANAL, IANADD, but it's hard for me to imagine that there is any
sensible or just way to resolve this other than to credit Karsten with
a significant contribution to the Guide. Such a guide is of course
largely factual and could bear many resemblances to Karsten's without
constituting plagiarism or a violation of his copyright; but he
presents strong evidence that the way this guide actually was written
involved copying and adapting portions of his creative expression.
"Plagiarism" would, I think, be too strong a word, and he is something
less than a co-author of the Guide; but it seems reasonable for him to
ask for some acknowledgment.