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Re: [Scheme-reports] Unclear word in license grant

Kevin Wortman scripsit:

> IANAL but my understanding is that copy-pasting a text creates a derived
> work, but drafting a new text from scratch creates a non-derived work,
> even if the new text describes ideas that the authors learned from an
> old text. So perhaps the future R8RS editors could consider writing that
> report from scratch so that it can bear a Creative Commons license
> unequivocally.

Good luck with that project.

John Cowan        http://www.ccil.org/~cowan          cowan@x
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