Release Software to the Public Domain?

Tim Shoppa shoppa_classiccmp at trailing-edge.com
Tue Jul 26 19:40:30 CDT 2005


> stating that anything he wrote is now in the public domain.
> Question: what kind of document is available to do this?

Antonio replied:

> I'm sure GNU have one that they ask you to sign when you
> turn over code to them.

No, they don't.  The GNU license isn't public domain, and public
domain isn't the GNU license.  I think the GNU license is a good
thing overall, and I think public domain is pretty good too, but
they aren't the same.

Tim.



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