[Python-ideas] Publishing ideas on ActiveState recipe site

anatoly techtonik techtonik at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 12:10:30 CET 2012

On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 11:29 AM, Stefan Behnel <stefan_ml at behnel.de> wrote:

> anatoly techtonik, 07.11.2012 09:19:
> >>> 4. Recipes are licensed, which is a too much of a burden for a snippet
> >
> > I also found that ActiveState site doesn't allow to release recipes into
> > Public Domain.
> Which is ok because "Public Domain" is not a universal concept. It won't
> work in all countries where your recipes will be read and where people want
> to use them. Better use a suitable license.

MIT license or GPL license is not a universal concept either and wont work
outside of U.S. universally. In court it will come down as a special case
of personal copyright agreement between user and author. In this respect it
is absolutely no different from the public domain notice.
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