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Re: GR proposal: Do not require listing of copyright holders

On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 09:38:04PM +0000, Mark Hymers wrote:
> I've therefore asked the DPL to get us legal advice on the minimum
> copyright information we should ship in debian/copyright.  Once we get
> this, I propose we amend policy to be crystal clear about what we need
> (basically, what we can get away with[0]) and then all carry on.

I think this needs to be a two-part question to the lawyer: what does
copyright law require, and what does the GPLv3 require.  I believe they are
not the same.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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