public domain

Rui Miguel Seabra rms at
Thu Nov 8 17:15:58 UTC 2001

On Thu, Nov 08, 2001 at 07:28:14PM +0100, DeBug wrote:
> Suddenly i feel i need to post this to the list
> Will you try to prove that your source code was originally issued
> under GPL ? One could put it in public domain part by part,
> procedure by procedure, recompile it again in some more or less
> similar fashion and finally put the whole work in public domain
> I do not understand how unlimited resources (and written software is
> a such) can be privatized. What for ? Why on earth do you need to control unlimited
> resource. To make yourself a master. Sorry this is not for me
> So i want to make unlimited resources free to use but under current
> laws (when patents exists and who knows what other laws will be created)
> it seems to be very difficult to acomplish

I'd say that Private Detectives, Police, FBI, etc, exist to help you
discover stuff, or keep law and order.

It is impossible to successfully forbid anyone to commit a crime.
If a violation happens, there are courts. Use them. If it is anonymous,
complain against anonymous (PIs, Police, FBI, etc?).

Hugs, rms
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