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Re: CVS commit: src/external/public-domain/sqlite/dist

Am 16.12.2012 um 21:44 schrieb Joerg Sonnenberger 

> On Sun, Dec 16, 2012 at 08:42:41PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
>> In article <>,
>> Joerg Sonnenberger  <> wrote:
>>> Can you please not add random crappy files with unclear license?
>> Every other distribution that contains sqlite3 (including commercial ones
>> like MacOS/X), distributes this exact manpage, and we are going to be
>> different? What is unclear about:
>>  This manual page was originally written by Andreas Rottmann
>>  <>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be 
>> used by
>>  others). It was subsequently revised by Bill Bumgarner 
>> <>.
> I would be surprised if any lawyer accepts that as a license...

"Wo kein Kläger ist, braucht es auch keinen Richter".

I would be surprised if anyone sues anyone for using this man page.  I am not 
even sure if a descriptive text like this one falls under copyright law.  And 
even less sure if anyone would enforce it.
> The man page is next to useless. The only content that is not pretty
> much C&P from sqlite3 -help and .help is the part about the init file.
> Seriously, in this form it is just a waste of space.
> The other issue is that imports of the next version of sqlite3 are going
> to drop it again as this is the same directory...
> Joerg

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