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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Hunspell dictionaries are not just words lists (+ other matters)
Date Mon, 07 Nov 2011 15:53:37 GMT
On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 9:33 AM, Olivier R. <olivier.noreply@gmail.com> wrote:
> Le 07/11/2011 14:13, Rob Weir a écrit :
>
>> I said something slightly different.  I said we should respect the
>> author's intentions/wishes, regardless of the copyright.  In other
>> words, even if they made something available under an Apache 2.0
>> license, if the author came to us and said, "I really don't want you
>> to use my library", then we should respect that.  Of course, this is
>> within reason.
>
> Thanks for clarifying.
>
>
> Now, I am eager to know if Apache Foundation also states that dictionaries
> authors cannot claim to have any copyright on their work.
>

Why would Apache care about that?  You can claim a copyright on the
alphabet if you want.  Enforcing your claim is another thing.

-Rob

>
> Regards,
> Olivier
>

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