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- Subject: Re: copyright status of text and code snippets on lua-users.org
- From: startx <startx@...>
- Date: Sun, 4 Sep 2011 18:26:02 +0100
On Sun, 4 Sep 2011 15:39:18 +0200
Martijn Hoekstra <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> When you say hello world would never hold as copyrighted anywhere, you
> are absolutely right. The code contained on Lua-users.org can be more
> elaborate than that though. I think some of the snippets on for
> example http://lua-users.org/wiki/FunctionalTuples certainly are
> eligible as copyrightable material.
at least in the UK the term "Implied license" is quite common, and i
would definitely claim that the fact that somebody publishes a bit of
code on a wiki which is obviously set up with the intention to help
people to find solutions for coding problems _implies_ that
readers can re-use the code.