Re: logos and the BSD license

From: Peter Eisentraut
Subject: Re: logos and the BSD license
Date: ,
Msg-id: 200608231048.01711.peter_e@gmx.net
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In response to: Re: logos and the BSD license  (Koen Martens)
Responses: Re: logos and the BSD license  (Shane Ambler)
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logos and the BSD license  (Koen Martens, )
 Re: logos and the BSD license  (Robert Treat, )
  Re: logos and the BSD license  (Koen Martens, )
   Re: logos and the BSD license  (Josh Berkus, )
   Re: logos and the BSD license  (Peter Eisentraut, )
    Re: logos and the BSD license  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
     Re: logos and the BSD license  (Koen Martens, )
     Re: logos and the BSD license  (Peter Eisentraut, )
      Re: logos and the BSD license  (Koen Martens, )
       Re: logos and the BSD license  (Peter Eisentraut, )
        Re: logos and the BSD license  (Shane Ambler, )
         Re: logos and the BSD license  (Peter Eisentraut, )
         Re: logos and the BSD license  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
          Re: logos and the BSD license  (Alvaro Herrera, )
           Re: logos and the BSD license  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
            Re: logos and the BSD license  (Peter Eisentraut, )
             Re: logos and the BSD license  (Brian Hurt, )
              Re: logos and the BSD license  (Peter Eisentraut, )
               Re: logos and the BSD license  (mdean, )
                Re: logos and the BSD license  (Josh Berkus, )
                 Re: logos and the BSD license  (mdean, )
                  Re: logos and the BSD license  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
             Re: logos and the BSD license  (Bruce Momjian, )
              Re: logos and the BSD license  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
           Re: logos and the BSD license  (mdean, )
            Re: logos and the BSD license  (Peter Eisentraut, )
          Re: logos and the BSD license  (Peter Eisentraut, )

Am Mittwoch, 23. August 2006 10:38 schrieb Koen Martens:
> You are probably right. If the goal is to let anyone use the
> graphics in any way they want, why have a license at all??

Because under international copyright law, if there is no license (or some
other explicit permission), you don't have the right to do anything with the
work.

> The main point is, however, that it is not completely clear how the
> BSD license, a software license, applies to graphics. So maybe there
> is nothing wrong with having the BSD license, but that is not really
> clear to me (and perhaps others).

In computing, there is only software, hardware, and wetware.  Computer
graphics are also software.

--
Peter Eisentraut
http://developer.postgresql.org/~petere/


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