Suspected X Server Copyright Infrigement
paultag at debian.org
Mon Apr 28 05:48:37 PDT 2014
On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 11:58:29AM +0200, Mateusz Jończyk wrote:
> Could You review the code in
> There is a comment that claims that it was based on some XLS spreadsheet. It can be
> found currently at http://www.elo.utfsm.cl/~elo212/docs/CVTd6r1.xls (probably the
> same version).
It looks like a pretty simple formula, is there a part of it which is
subject to copyright law that looks to be problematic?
Have you emailed the author of this xls file? Is he claiming copyright
over a mathmatical function and a few forms in an xls file?
This is creative, sure, but the creative part is the presentation -- the
actual xls script part, not the facts generated, nor the forumla used to
I'd email the author to see what he says before going much further.
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