Re: EADL license
Florian Weimer <email@example.com> wrote:
> * Walter Landry:
>> The EADL data was created by US Government employees (Lawrence
>> Livermore). So there is no copyright in the US. Also, in the US,
>> there is no copyright in a set of facts. However, as a courtesy, you
>> should preserve the credits.
> Debian is also available in Europe, where the U.S. government is not
> barred by U.S. law from obtaining and enforcing copyright of its
> works. Europeanl law also has copyright-like protections for certain
> collections of facts.
In practice, Debian already distributes these kinds of works.
See the entry for applications/mj2/meta_out.*
So I think it is fine in this case as well.
> Frederic-Emmanuel, the license you quoted does not seem to give
> permission to make modifications (and redistribute them). Only
> permission of unmodified copies seems to be allowed.
True. I do not think it matters.