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Re: Bug#316487: debian-installer-manual: Missing copyright credit: Karsten M. Self for section C.4



On Fri, 1 Jul 2005 13:01:26 -0700 Michael K. Edwards wrote:

> 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.

Agreed.

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