Definitions Edit

Software Edit

Translation is

[t]he conversion of a program from one higher-level language to another to facilitate use would fall within this right, as would the right to add features to the program that were not present at the time of rightful acquisition.[1]

U.S.copyright law Edit

A translation is

[a] rendering of a work of authorship from one language into another, such as a work that has been translated from English into Spanish, from German into English, or from Hindi into Malayalam.[2]

References Edit

  1. CONTU Final Report 13 (1978).
  2. Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third Edition, Glossary, at 17.