[kde-edu]: Possible legal issue with KVocTrain
Roberto.Moriyon at uam.es
Tue Feb 15 17:34:56 CET 2005
For me the situation is clear:
>Langenscheidt's argument is that the code can be used to illegally
>modify and distribute their copyrighted material.
According to this, ASCII editors or translators should be banned, since
they can be used to illegally modify and distribute copyrighted ASCII
material. The same would happen with all types of programs that change
the format of information, like image and sound conversors. It makes no
sense to me.
>The point is that the script is used to convert "their" files which are
>covered by copyrights and only intended for use with their products.
Copyrights do not pretend to limit which products have the functionality
of accessing some kind of information, but who has the right to take the
decision to do it or to allow it to others. This does not make sense to
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