[fpc-devel] DOS GUI

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Thu Jan 16 16:25:08 CET 2014

On Thu, 16 Jan 2014, Jonas Maebe wrote:

> On 16 Jan 2014, at 16:11, Travis Siegel wrote:
>> The only problem with the whole public domain thing is that it's not as 
>> easy to donate things to public domain as one thinks.  Beats me why, but 
>> there's a whole legal thing, apparently, you can't just say I donate this 
>> code to the public domain, and then folks can do what they like with it. 
>> You'd think they could, but I've seen legal arguments, entire discussion 
>> groups, and even whole web sites devoted to the issue of what constitutes 
>> public domain, and apparently, things that are still in copyright 
>> (regardless of author intent) can't actually be given to the public domain 
>> (go figure).
> You can always use the CC0 license: https://creativecommons.org/choose/zero/

Unbelievable. What a farce :)


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