[python-uk] copyright info in source

Doug Winter doug.winter at isotoma.com
Wed Sep 11 07:54:58 CEST 2013

On 10/09/13 22:55, Russel Winder wrote:
> You mean, was this computer program code written over 70 years ago or
> by somebody who died over 70 years ago? It doesn't seem very likely.
> Not always. As I understand it, if there is a copyright violation that
> the copyright owner fails to act against, it can lead to the material
> being deemed to be in the public domain. But IANAL.

I think you are thinking of trademarks. Copyright doesn't require 
defence, and the (very limited in the UK) moral rights are inalienable.



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