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Re: CDDL, OpenSolaris, Choice-of-venue and the star package ...

On Fri, Sep 16, 2005 at 03:13:02PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> No, actually, my country's government doesn't give a flying fruit basket
> what *another* country says copyright protections should be; if the work is
> being distributed in the US, it's US copyright law that applies, because in
> the absence of US copyright law *the work would enjoy no copyright
> protection at all*.  This is one of the reasons the Berne Convention exists
> -- to ensure that signatory nations offer comparable copyright protections
> to works regardless of their country of origin.

Do we reject software that originates in countries that are not signatories
of the Berne convention?

Adam McKenna  <adam@debian.org>  <adam@flounder.net>

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