[aur-general] Notification of GPL violation
daimh at umich.edu
Fri May 21 16:37:05 UTC 2021
On Fri, 2021-05-21 at 18:27 +0200, Ralf Mardorf via aur-general wrote:
> Hi Manhong,
> it's squishy to form an opinion related to violation of a
> license and toleration of sensible modifications and sometimes even
> distinguish between theft and fortuitousness.
> If you wrote a song named "love song" composed of holding the note c
> 1000 beats and after that holding the note c# for another 1000 beats
> 120 beats per minute and a year later I write two songs and name both
> "love song", too, one composed of holding the note c for 1000 beats
> 120 beats per minute and the other one holding the note c# for 1000
> beats at 120 beats per minute. Would it make sense to argue related
> author's rights?
> Sometimes disputes make no sense. Several factors must be taken into
> account and often common sense can be used to rate, if it's worth to
Full agreed with the common sense part, as copyright law is often
complicated, even for attorneys. but I still think even 'sensible
modifications' is still a modification, especially if the original
author has an issue with it.
In terms of your wonderful metaphor 'love song', sorry I cannot comment
, as there is no cell remotely related to any music in my brain or toe.
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