Restriction on distribution by Novell?

Matthew Flaschen superm40 at
Thu Sep 28 03:19:21 UTC 2006

All I was saying is that Berne itself recognizes limited quotation 
rights; they do not necessarily extend to software.  However, my point 
was only that within the US and other countries with strong fair use, 
the GPL can perhaps sometimes be bypassed.

Matthew Flaschen

Matthew Garrett wrote:
> US fair use law is probably one of the most liberal varients, and UK law 
> probably one of the more restrictive. Individual countries may fall 
> anywhere in-between. You really can't rely on fair use providing you 
> with any useful software-related rights unless you're limiting your 
> scope to a small number of countries.

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