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Re: what's the killer app for GNU/Linux systems?

Douglas Tutty wrote:
On Tue, Dec 05, 2006 at 11:02:12AM -0700, Nate Duehr wrote:
Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
On Fri, Dec 01, 2006 at 09:52:16PM -0700, Nate Duehr wrote:
I can send you some non-GPL'ed non-Copyrighted code right now. Would you like some?

You're adding things that simply don't need to exist. They *do* exist for *some* code, including GPL'ed code, but licensing of ANY sort (including Copyright, which is nothing more than another contrived license allowed by law in many places) *restricts* the use of code in some fashion. The only truly FREE code is code without any license at all.

Code does NOT inherently *require* licensing or Copyright. You just think it does.

What would you like me to send you?  A two line BASIC program?

20 GOTO 10

Look - there you go. Free code. No Copyright, no license. Freely distributed.

This would be your licence.  Thank you.

I would tell you to do with it what you wish, but that would insinuate that you need to follow my wishes. You don't. It has no license or copyright. (Many countries call this "Public Domain".) You may incorporate my code into your own works freely without any encumberances of any kind. Enjoy. Or don't. Your choice.

Clause two of your licence.  Thank you.

I knew some pedantic schmuck would say that.

Pretend that I left those OFF the message, because trying to make the point in the message is difficult without saying it explicitly, so just use your tiny little imagination and pretend none of that explanation was there).



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