Re: License questions
On Fri, Jan 28, 2005 at 06:24:34PM +0000, MJ Ray wrote:
> John Goerzen <email@example.com> 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
TO THOSE CONCERNED ABOUT THE LAW:
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.