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Re: Copyright issues

From: Joe Neeman
Subject: Re: Copyright issues
Date: Mon, 07 Sep 2009 17:42:49 -0700

On Tue, 2009-09-08 at 01:05 +0100, Graham Percival wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 07, 2009 at 04:42:07PM -0700, Patrick McCarty wrote:
> > In light of recent suggestions to change LilyPond's copyright to GPLv2
> > or later, I am reminded of the Ghostscript 8.70 announcement to
> > gs-devel back in July.
> > 
> > Thoughts?
> Yes.  My thoughts are "could people reading the maoing previous
> discussions already?!?!".
> If somebody is SERIOUSLY interested in this, and is SERIOUSLY
> willing to spend around 50 hours working on the paperwork, and
> SERIOUSLY wants to pester everybody to fill out their share of the
> paperwork, and SERIOUSLY wants to figure out what to do about
> casual or new contributors... then fine.  Step forward.
> If you meant ghostscript in particular, then I guess we'll have to
> stay with ghostscript <8.70 for now.

We don't link to ghostscript -- we merely call the command line program
-- so the GPL doesn't apply.

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