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Re: About non-free license for non-copyrightable work.

On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 08:52:18AM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> Because data it not copyrightable, I would like to keep on using and
> distributing the protein sequence files from the UniProt consortium that I
> found in the emboss and bioperl packages, disreagarding their license, CC
> Attribution-NoDerivs.  These files are part of the packages regression test
> suites.
> The UniProt consortium is non-profit and funded by public money.
>   http://www.uniprot.org/help/about
> They acknowledge that not all they distribute is copyrightable:
>   http://www.uniprot.org/help/license
> In my understanding, a single record like the one below is not copyrightable.
> Please let me know your opinon on that matter.

Fully ACK



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