[Oberon] Re (2): Licensing of images in the wikibook.

peter at easthope.ca peter at easthope.ca
Wed Aug 24 20:06:42 CEST 2022

Florian & all,

Thanks for the discussion.  For me, this copyright business has subtle 
concepts and I stray into faulty thinking too easily.

From:	Florian Negele <negelef at openbrace.org>
Date:	Wed, 24 Aug 2022 19:39:44 +0200
> Regarding your configuration strings example, I am wondering why the 
> ETH Oberon license is relevant at all here. IMHO since you made the 
> screenshot, you are the sole copyright holder.

The text is from source developed at ETH.  So ETH copyright is on the 
text. Being only 23 lines, maybe acknowledgement without quoting the 
license is enough in most contexts.  But Wikimedia requires stating a 
license for each image. Seems unfair to state only the CCbySA license 
and not the ETH license. Therefore I put both.

> Otherwise you would have to include the license of Qemu just as 
> well.

Only the tiny QEMU icon in the upper left corner and the "QEMU" title 
are specific to QEMU.  Use of the name QEMU probably isn't a copyright 
violation here. I might have to acknowledge display of the icon.  Can 
investigate that.

Thx,                             ... P.L.

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