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Re: License questions

On Fri, Jan 28, 2005 at 06:24:34PM +0000, MJ Ray wrote:

> 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).

> 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.

The LICENSE file in a tarball being more reliable than an email
precisely how?



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