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02/10/12 17:06:47 (4 years ago)
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  • Ticket #15769, comment 71

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    44'''You''' stated a belief that the use of Hello, Dolly! here is fair use, and I am again asking for you or someone else to prove this belief. Please cite case law or reputable sources supporting your side. I've tried to do that above. Yes, this is germane to the core issue of this bug report. It is not trolling. 
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     6Also, Rogers v. Koons is highly similar to this usage of Hello, Dolly! lyrics. I invite you to find a counterexample. 
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    68  Make the positive case. 
    79We need a solution to the issue, which is the illegal, unlicensed use of copyrighted lyrics. There are two proposed solutions: replacing with lyrics that don't jeopardize WordPress's GPL license or ditching the Hello, Dolly! plugin entirely (which is part of replacing it with an unrelated example plugin). Contrary to what you allege, I am fine with either outcome, so I don't want to take sides.