Re: Boot messages

Alan Cox (
Mon, 1 Jul 1996 13:16:56 +0100 (BST)

> Note: you don't really need anything more for legal reason - any country
> honouring the Berne copyright conventions should in fact give you the
> copyright without any copyright statement AT ALL (but for practical reasons
> you're better off with the one-liner statement anyway). Not having any
> copyright text does NOT mean that people have any rights to the codeanyway..

I think South Africa for one is not a member of the Berne convention..

> of the US legal system. Damn third world countries. And they have the gall to
> accuse China of having copyright problems).

We really need to get all those alleged idle chinese factories making millions
of Linux CD's totally legally. Take over china before mickeysoft do 8)