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Re: License questions

On Fri, Jan 28, 2005 at 06:24:34PM +0000, MJ Ray wrote:
> John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> wrote:
> > http://www.scannedinavian.org/~pesco/
> > When asked about licensing, the author replied that he doesn't like
> > licenses and refused to create one.  But:
> The author is well-meaning, but I think current law says his work is
> copyright and all rights reserved unless he does something about it.
> In the worst case, I doubt comments on IRC from someone claimed to be
> the author are much protection against accusations. There's not even
> the chance of email-quality audit trail (not that that's reliable either).

He has now posted this at his website at
http://www.scannedinavian.org/~pesco/, frmo where the code is


         All of this is mine! Take it and your soul shall be damned forever.
         But you can keep it and do with it whatever you want.
           -- SMH, Creator, Programmer. [sig]

And the sig is a link to the gpg sig for the text.

Is that sufficient, in your mind?

> Get him to put your IRC log in a LICENSE file in the tarball. That should
> be enough for most people, if you're comfortable with it.

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