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Re: A copyright (?) issue with a message helper function

From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: A copyright (?) issue with a message helper function
Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2016 23:09:56 +0100
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.13; emacs

On 2016-01-18, at 23:13, Karl Fogel <address@hidden> wrote:

> Marcin Borkowski <address@hidden> writes:
>>I'm writing myself a function to ask me whether I really want to send
>>a message without an attachment if it contains a string like "I
>>attach".  I'd like to submit it as a patch to Emacs.  However, I used
>>the set of strings described here:
>>Would it be a copyright problem?
> I am not a lawyer and this is not legal advice, but if it were my code I 
> wouldn't worry a bit.  Those phrases do not look copyrightable, and they are 
> used here strictly for utilitarian (not expressive) purposes.  IMHO there 
> shouldn't be any problem.

Thanks!  Since this was the only answer, I guess I'm just getting
paranoid about this whole copyright/IP BS.

> -Karl


Marcin Borkowski
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Adam Mickiewicz University

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