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Re: DJB's software components



On Mon, 2007-12-03 at 16:19 -0600, Callum Lerwick wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-12-03 at 13:32 +0100, Matej Cepl wrote:
> > 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.
> 
> IANAL, but doesn't this mean he's effectively released it under *every*
> license ever written? :) Are we going to have GPL and BSD forks battling
> it out now?

Its possible, but Public Domain means something closer to "no license"
than "every license". We could see forks battling it out, but somehow, I
doubt this will happen.

~spot


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