RE: "public domain" software licensing and copyright?
> I have asked the author to license the work according to one of
> the GPL, BSD or Artistic licenses. Can anyone advise me as to
> the need for that? Are there examples of "public domain"
> software in Debian where the issues of copyright and license are
> made explicit?
public domain is the most free license possible -- you have the right to do
whatever you want. It is BSD without restrictions. Feel free to package this
item and place it in main as long as all of its depends are met.