[Fwd: FW: For Approval: Generic Attribution Provision]

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Sun Jan 21 19:10:31 UTC 2007

Andrew C. Oliver wrote:
> There is a question though in that sacha interprets "allow
> modifications" to mean that requiring unalterable behavior (YOU must
> display a splash screen vs what must go on it if you do) to be
> non-allowance of modifications.  indeed it is for that part...can I
> declare certain behavior "off limits" without running afoul of #3
> supposing #10 could be avoided?

Again, this is exactly what the GPL does.  You can't remove the
copyright notice or warranty, unless your program isn't interactive

> Questions:
> Is a required behavior displayed graphic logo part of the modifiable
> work?


  If it is indeed part of the work (indeed I'm required to
> incorporate its display in the functionality) must it be modifiable to
> not run afoul of #3?  Previous attribution required display of facts,
> this requires rendering a file.

You couldn't change these facts, though, or even their format.

Matthew Flaschen

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