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Re: May be non-copyrighted documment included in main?

On Friday 19 August 2005 06:47 am, Humberto Massa Guimarães wrote:
> Nope. There are other kinds of transformation that configure derivative
> works: translation to other languages is one of them, and it does not
> involve copying parts at all.

Translation is certainly considered copying.  The text isn't the issue, it's 
the expression that is being copied.  What you seem to be talking about is 
"literal copying".  But in the eyes of the law, translation is considered 
copying of the underlying expression.


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