[Lazarus] Adds Gauge component on Lazarus

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk
Sat Jul 28 22:18:45 CEST 2012

Hans-Peter Diettrich wrote:
> silvioprog schrieb:
>> So, the components of palette "Samples" also have copyright? I don't
>> saw copyright on top of the unit, then I copied it.
> Current (international) copyright requires that an *author* is 
> identified with every unit/document, or for all parts of a project. This 
> author can give permission for the use of the unit.

But at the same time, a collection can be copyrighted even if the 
constituent parts can't be by virtue of being PD or purely factual. So 
if, as an example, a proprietary development tool took PD example code 
and added a project file or makefile, they would have a defensible 
copyright applicable to the overall assemblage even if what they'd added 
wasn't marked.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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