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Re: DJB licensing issues [Was: [ITP] mhash-0.9.1-1]
On Oct 6 11:20, Lapo Luchini wrote:
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> Brian Dessent wrote:
> > Still, I doubt it qualifies as OSI-approved by any stretch of the
> > imagination.
> It doesn't even have a copyright notice in the source nor in the
> package, maybe it qualifies as Public Domani, but I guess an email to
> DJB could clarify it a bit...
It's essential to do this. A source code with no copyright or licensing
information at all is highly lawless ground. Dunno about other countries
but in Germany a source code is not just public domain because the author
didn't add a copyright notice. On the contrary.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader mailto:email@example.com
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