kdelibs and the GPL
Roberto H. Alsina
ralsina at kde.org
Wed Jun 19 17:51:03 BST 2002
On Wed, Jun 19 2002 at 06:16:58pm +0200, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Michael Matz wrote
> >On Wed, 19 Jun 2002, George Staikos wrote:
> >> > ./kio/kssl/ksslall.h: no_copyright
> >> > ./kio/kssl/kssldefs.h: no_copyright
> >> I don't really care about those. They're utilities. As far as I'm
> >> concerned they can be public domain.
> >Then you need to say so. Without any comment nobody has a license to use
> >them at all.
> Being distributed (legally, i.e., not by theft) and not claiming a copyright
> means they're public domain. Anybody can do what he wishes.
AFAIK, IANAL, in all nations adhering to the Berne convention, copyright
assignment is automatic. You need to disclaim it to give it away.
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