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On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 5:10 PM, Rob Kendrick <> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 05:06:10PM +0200, Stefan Reich wrote:
>> > Wrong. 1-clause BSD/ISC is the easiest. Public Domain is a very fuzzy idea.
>> Huh? Fuzzy? It means: Do what you want, I allow anything. Clearest and
>> sharpest statement ever.
> No, that's not what public domain means.

>From Wikipedia:

"Works are in the public domain if they are not covered by
intellectual property rights at all, if the intellectual property
rights have expired, or if the intellectual property rights are

Is that not the same thing? I'm not sure what you're doing here. Are
you deliberately trying to be confusing...?

>  And as such, you've just
> demonstrated why it's a fuzzy idea.  It's a term that's best avoided,
> because in many countries it has no legal meaning.  Use something
> explicit.

Laws are stupid entities that will soon be relegated to history.

"Legal" matters will soon be irrelevant.