Re: How long is linux going to be free ?
On Fri, Mar 28, 2003 at 06:47:44PM -0600, John Hasler wrote:
> Shyamal writes:
> > Most of the software is already copyrighted.
> _All_ of it is copyrighted. There is no software old enough to have
> entered into the public domain.
Software can be placed into the public domain by deliberate action of
the (former) copyright holder. See our own mime-support package for an
example, or the md5sum implementation in dpkg.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]