Starting a new Open Source Project

David Johnson david at
Tue Nov 5 03:25:32 UTC 2002

On Monday 04 November 2002 03:21 pm, John Cowan wrote:
> If the package-as-a-whole is made up of separately copyrighted modules,
> then it could only get a thin "compilation copyright" controlling selection
> (and ordering, irrelevant for software).  So with this copyright you could
> prevent people from putting *exactly the same* set of modules together.
> This is kinda pointless.  Don't worry about it.

This is probably the way we will go. A good contributors guide will definitely 
help as well.

David Johnson
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