[Linux-aus] Who defines Open Source?

Andrew Pam xanni at glasswings.com.au
Wed Feb 8 12:42:02 UTC 2006

On Wed, Feb 08, 2006 at 12:52:34PM +0900, Michael Davies wrote:
> >  Sometimes I release code as "no license, public domain",
> Code without a licence falls under simple copyright I believe, which
> doesn't make is useful for anyone else to use.

Except that he explicitly said "public domain", which specifically
means no copyright.  Therefore anyone can use it in any way they like,
including claiming it as their own work.

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