GPL and Author law

Loic Dachary loic at
Mon Jun 24 10:25:47 UTC 2002

Arnoud Galactus Engelfriet writes:
 > The GPL is based on US copyright, and so (like US copyright law)
 > pretty much ignores moral rights and the Berne Convention except
 > where convenient. 

	The GNU GPL was written with the Berne convention in mind.
Focusing on US law only would have defeated its international
applicability.  It does not talk about moral rights because there is
no need to.


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