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Re: legal questions regarding machine learning models

On Fri, 05 Jun 2009 23:56:29 +0400 Alexander Cherepanov wrote:

> Hello, Francesco!
> You wrote to debian-legal@lists.debian.org on Fri, 29 May 2009 00:29:18 +0200:
> >> In the US and some other places, bitmap fonts can't be copyrighted.  You can
> >> make a free bitmap font by rendering a non-free font at a particular size.
> > 
> > Interesting: could you point me at the specific article that states
> > this rule in http://www.copyright.gov/title17/  ?
> The issue was raised on this list before. I tried to describe my 
> understanding of it in
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2003/12/msg00003.html . But it 
> was long ago and I didn't revisit it since then.

Very interesting reading.

What I wonder now is: why I see many copyright holders and copyright
licenses in, say, /usr/share/doc/xfonts-base/copyright ?

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