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Re: [HACKERS] Copyright

From: Chris Bitmead <chris(at)bitmead(dot)com>
To: PostgreSQL Development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Copyright
Date: 2000-01-30 23:15:54
Message-ID: 3894C62A.BE0ACD4C@bitmead.com (view raw or flat)
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> > Right.  Although IANAL, I'm pretty sure it's pointless to slap a
> > copyright notice on something unless the copyright names an actual> 
> > legal entity (one which could go sue an infringer, if necessary).
> > The development team is not a person, corporation, or partnership,
> > so in the eyes of the law it doesn't exist.

Since the licence lets anybody do pretty much anything, who are you 
going to sue?? It seems like the only reason to have the copyright
is to establish that the code is not stolen.

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