[LinuxBIOS] Potential copyright issues with decompiling ACPI tables?

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pathscale.com
Sun Jul 31 03:46:47 CEST 2005

On Thu, Jul 28, 2005 at 03:29:54PM -0600, Josiah England wrote:

> Since there is no (direct) financial gain from us not selling the
> software, there is little chance of repercussions.

It is commonly believed that non-commercial use of copyrighted
material is safer, but this isn't true. You're still liable for $$

Facts can't be copyrighted. But it's not easy to use that to convince
someone to stop labeling a fact as being copyrighted.

-- greg

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