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Re: DJB's software components

On Sat, 01 Dec 2007 09:09:13 -0500, Alan Cox scripst:

> On Sat, Dec 01, 2007 at 07:18:34AM +0000, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> Believe it or not, in most European countries, you can't place anything
>> in the public domain, especially not after you claimed copyright for it
>> first. Under such a system, you can only license your rights (e.g.
>> under a BSD-style
> There are quite a few you don't want to. Don't assume that "public
> domain" has any attached liability waivers

Which was the reason I was shocked DJB released qmail under public domain 
and why I would always prefer at least MIT/X/BSD-no-appropriation/CC-au 
always. IIRC, sqlite is the only substantial software which is under 
public domain and there is a reason for that.


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