Free Music License?

MJ Ray mjr at
Thu Aug 18 15:07:42 UTC 2005

Bernhard Reiter <bernhard at> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 17, 2005 at 12:30:23PM +0100, MJ Ray wrote:
> > "Alfred M. Szmidt" <ams at> wrote:
> > > Because music is not a functional work, and you don't need the right
> > > to `modify' it, you can have it, but it is not a nessecary right.
> > > Where as with software, it is.
> >=20
> > Who is Alfred M. Szmidt - someone who does not even see fit to
> > attribute the previous author quoted - to decide that we don't
> > "need" the right to modify music but do with programs?
> MJ Ray,
> I fail to see the usefulness or connection to the debate
> of this comment of yours.

I don't see the usefulness of telling others what they need.
The irritation about non-attribution was just in passing.

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MJ Ray (slef), K. Lynn, England, email see

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