[License-discuss] License Stewards

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Thu Oct 4 23:04:25 UTC 2012

Quoting Grahame Grieve (grahame at healthintersections.com.au):

> well, ok, but on what grounds would copyright not apply?

I believe Larry was asserting his view that a software licence consists
solely of functional elements, and no expressive (artistic) elements (or
not enough that a judge would recognise copyright eligibility).

That's a fundamental concept in USA copyright law; I have no idea  how
many other jurisdictions have it.

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