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Thu Dec 10 00:39:38 CET 2009

> It's not really an exact science. Copyright protects a somewhat
> nebulous idea known as expression=2C and that concept isn't
> necessarily tied to length of a work. A very short work=2C like say a
> poem=2C may contain copyrightable expression whereas a very long work=2C
> like a phone book=2C may not. A sort of rule of thumb that we use is
> that something less than 15 lines is unlikely to be copyright
> significant=2C while something more than 15 lines is more likely. In
> the end=2C the maintainer really has to look at the quality as well as
> quantity of the work and decide whether it's worth assigning or not.

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