Fwd: Re: [Fedora-legal-list] Credit loss in Fedora translation files

Petr Pisar ppisar at redhat.com
Tue May 17 08:52:09 UTC 2011

On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 09:20:50AM +0530, Runa Bhattacharjee wrote:
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: 	Re: [Fedora-legal-list] Credit loss in Fedora translation files
> Date: 	Fri, 13 May 2011 09:55:22 -0400
> From: 	Tom Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com>
> To: 	Runa Bhattacharjee <runab at fedoraproject.org>
> CC: 	legal at lists.fedoraproject.org
> On 05/10/2011 01:12 AM, Runa Bhattacharjee wrote:
> >
> > if there could be any implications of legal nature at this point due to
> > the loss of credits, and
> >From a strictly legal standpoint, the answer is no, because the
> copyright notice is not required, nor does the absence of the notice mean
> that the work is suddenly no longer under copyright (if copyright applies to
> the work at all).
OTOH some jurisdiction consider removing authorship notice as illegal. E.g.
Czech Author Act (121/2000 Coll.) states so in section 44. I do not know
Greek law where Transifex resides but I think it's quite common per EU

-- Petr
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