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From "Pedro F. Giffuni" <giffu...@tutopia.com>
Subject Re: A systematic approach to IP review?
Date Thu, 29 Sep 2011 01:15:13 GMT

--- On Wed, 9/28/11, Norbert Thiebaud wrote:
...
> On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 5:42 PM,
> Dennis E. Hamilton wrote:
> > It is unlikely that machine-generated files of any
> kind are copyrightable subject matter.
> 
> I'd imagine that Pixar, for instance, would have a problem
> with that
> blanket statement...
> 
> The very existence of this paragraph in the Bison manual :
> http://www.gnu.org/s/bison/manual/bison.html#Conditions
> also raise doubt as the the validity of the premise.
> 

Ugh... I am not a lawyer and I normally prefer not to be have
to read all that but OOo requires bison to build, so if that
paragraph still applies we should be using yacc instead.

Pedro.


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