Free Music License?

Jeroen Dekkers jeroen at
Wed Aug 24 17:42:15 UTC 2005

At Wed, 24 Aug 2005 19:26:20 +0200,
Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
>    The real problem is misattribution and invariant sections are a
>    very blunt tool for attacking that. If I want to misattribute
>    something to you, I don't need to use your expressions. I can
>    just plain make stuff up (as people often do to me) and
>    attribute it to you and your copyright licence won't matter.
> Then those people are liable for defamnation.  They are not if I
> change what you wrote and gave explicit permission to do so.

Can you give me the clause in the law that says that people are only
liable for defamation if they also violate copyright law?

>    Unmodifiable unremovable advertising, even for your wife and cookies,
>    does not make any more sense for documentation. Why not have a program
>    that pops up a window with the recipe and thanks at certain times?
>    Those things are called "nag boxes" for a reason.
> You obvioulsy don't get the difference between non-functional and
> functional works, please try and figure out why they are different
> before continuting with these comparisons.

That's because you are just making arbitrary differences.

Jeroen Dekkers

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