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From: Lars Gullik Bjønnes (larsbj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-05 08:19:00

"John Maddock" <john_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> No, but there is "© Copyright" and in almost every source file there
>> are "(C) Copyright".
>> And a plain "Copyright" seems to me a lot better and you don't have
>> this "Copyright Copyright" look.
>> rgrep -rn -x hpp "(C)" boost | wc
>> 813
| My understanding is that in some jurisdictions the (C) is required in order
| to make the declaration legally binding.

And mine is that (C) has no legally meaning at all... © have meaning.

I found a link:

        The correct form for a notice is:

            "Copyright [dates] by [author/owner]"

            You can use C in a circle © instead of "Copyright" but
            "(C)" has never been given legal force. The phrase "All
            Rights Reserved" used to be required in some nations but
            is now not legally needed most places. In some countries
            it may help preserve some of the "moral rights."


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