Open Source License Question

Neil Hodgson nhodgson at bigpond.net.au
Thu Oct 28 14:49:32 CEST 2004


Peter Hansen:

> I haven't been trying to keep up to date on this issue, but these
> guys seem to feel there is something along those lines that can be done:
> http://creativecommons.org/  (Specifically,
> http://creativecommons.org/licenses/publicdomain/ )
>
> By how far does that miss your mark?

   It appears to be the same as just declaring that your work is in the
public domain. Since you still own and can not relinquish copyright, there
is nothing to stop you changing your mind and requiring payment from those
who believed your declaration.

   Neil





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