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Re: New 'Public Domain' Licence

astronut <astronut@gmail.com> writes:

> I am probably wrong here, since I joined the list in the middle of the
> discussion, but can't you just put a notice at the top of the code like
> this?
> /* This code was written by <name> and is hereby released into the
> public domain */

There are supposedly jurisdictions where the concept of public domain
does not exist, and such a statement would have no meaning.  In these
jurisdictions, the usual copyright law rules would apply, prohibiting
anything resembling free use of the software.

Måns Rullgård

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