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Re: Licensing question: content deemed to have entered the public domain?
On Mon, Jan 13, 2020 at 08:52:47PM -0500, David H. Gutteridge wrote:
> If it's a concern, the music21 project also offers a "corpus-free"
> distribution that removes all these scores. But I'd prefer to keep them
> in. (From what I've determined, all the presently included works are in
> the public domain in any jurisdiction. But the selection may change, of
Please use that one. Packages and distfiles are mirrored in many parts
of the world and many of those have been signature states of the Berne
convention for a century longer than the USA. Most noticable, the USA
considers 1923 a cut-off date for the public domain where as many
authors or composers haven't died before 1950 and 70 years is the
protection used inside the EU.
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