Subject: Re: Please add "Public Domain" to "license" list
From: <reggiehg@yahoo.com>
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2003 09:10:51 -0800 (PST)

Is there some sort of compilation on the legal issues
and questions when trying to place software into the
public domain?

TIA,

Reggie

--- "David A. Wheeler" <dwheeler@dwheeler.com> wrote:
...
> Okay, if you wish to view things this way, then
> please clarify
> that source code in the public domain also qualifies
> as
> open source software.  The problem is that some
...
> PUBLIC DOMAIN:
...
> Note that there are some legal issues and questions
> when trying to
> place software into the public domain.  Most
> developers, instead of 
> placing software into the public domain, choose to
> licence
> the software under a different license (the MIT/X
> and BSD-new
> licenses are common choices).
> 
> 
> 
> 
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