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Re: ImageJ 2 :(

On Thu, 30 Jan 2003, Paolo Ariano wrote:

> i'd like to pack a new software (ImageJ) that has no license but the
> author define it:
> /*
>  * ImageJ is open-source. You are free to do anything you want
>  * with this source as long as I get credit for my work and you
>  * offer your changes to me so I can possibly add them to the
>  * "official" version.
>  *
>  * @author Wayne Rasband (wayne@codon.nih.gov)
>  */
> i wrote to the author calling for a license like bsd or gpl and the
> answer is :
> > ImageJ is in the public domain. You should change the name and the 
> > "About Box" (Help->About ImageJ) if you add a license.

I'd modify the file that contains the above comment to include the fact 
that the author has since declared it public domain.  Include the e-mail, 
if possible, with the package.  

PD is clearly free :)
Mark Rafn    dagon@dagon.net    <http://www.dagon.net/>  

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