Re: Intent to package proj -- coyright question
On Tue, Mar 03, 1998 at 09:39:11AM -0500, Kirk Hilliard wrote:
> Everyone I asked (including the author) says that since it
> was on a US Gov't ftp site, "of course it is public domain".
> I asked about this on gnu.misc.discuss, and was told:
> Anything (including code) written by gov't employees (including DoD)
> that is within the scope of their official duties is a "work of the
> US Gov't" and is not subject to copyright protection in the United
... in the United States ...
What about another country ... The European Union, for example?
17 USC 105 is not valid in any EU country, so we end with a package
_without_ copyright clause, without explicit grant to "public domain"
(which is required AFAIK).
Is that software "all rights reserved" outside USA?
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