[License-discuss] OSI approved license without original license and reproduction of notices required in redistributions?

Johnny Solbu johnny at solbu.net
Mon Jul 16 14:16:58 UTC 2012

On Monday 16 July 2012 15:43, Casey Rodarmor wrote:
> > (As an example, we are legaly required to give credit to King James as the author when we redistribute the old 1611 KJV Bible.)
> This kind of blew my mind. What are the benefits--supposed or
> otherwise--of such a law?

The reasoning behind it is to give credit to the authors. To ensure that happens, the law make it as a statutory requirement. The author cannot waive this right.

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