[License-discuss] License Stewards
grahame at healthintersections.com.au
Thu Oct 4 23:08:02 UTC 2012
GPL isn't a work of art?
On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 9:04 AM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> 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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