koch at fsfeurope.org
Thu May 3 18:51:54 UTC 2001
On Thu, 3 May 2001, Frank Heckenbach wrote:
> Then it's not like your life, because suicide is not punishable. ;-)
No. An author can of course destroy his own work without any
punishment. The thing is that you can't sell your life.
> Seriously, if I write "public domain" in my code, it doesn't mean
> anything, and the next day I could say "just kidding, you may not
You don't give anyone in Germany a right to use this code, it is
just the same as if you do not apply any license on it. With a
* Copyright (C) 2001 Frank Heckenbach
* This file is free software; as a special exception the author gives
* unlimited permission to copy and/or distribute it, with or without
* modifications, as long as this notice is preserved.
* This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
* WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law; without even the
* implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
you are on the save side.
> even have looked at the code"? Or would it still be PD in America?
I guess so.
Werner Koch Omnis enim res, quae dando non deficit, dum habetur
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