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Re: New 'Public Domain' Licence

On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 04:58:53PM -0400, Jeff King wrote:
> > _Probably_ a Dutch judge would treat the above statement as a
> > license that means "do whatever you want", since he's supposed to
> > reconstruct the intention of the author from such a vague statement.
> > And "do whatever you want" seems the intention.
> Yes, it is the intention. How about a license like:
>   Do whatever you want.
> The only argument I have heard against this is that you (or your heirs)
> may later say "Oh, but I didn't really mean *anything*." Which seems
> silly to me, but perhaps that's why I'm a programmer and not a
> lawyer.

Lawyers are pretty silly people, yes.

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