Re: Maintainers Guide
Tollef Fog Heen writes:
> Are you able to claim that source code written is not under copyright in
> any way? It's less than 70 years after the author's death (even for
> really old code from, say, 1950) and if it clearly is copyrightable, it
> will be under copyright.
If it was written by a US government employee on government time it is not
protected by US copyright. If it was published in the US before 1989
without a copyright notice it is in the public domain.