Re: GR proposal: Do not require listing of copyright holders
On Sat, 21, Mar, 2009 at 03:08:26PM -0700, Steve Langasek spoke thus..
> 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) 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.
Good point. I think we need to fairly carefully phrase the questions we
ask of the lawyer and would welcome assistance in drafting them.
Mark Hymers <mhy at debian dot org>
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