public domain

Karsten M. Self kmself at
Thu Nov 8 21:21:08 UTC 2001

on Thu, Nov 08, 2001 at 06:20:07PM +0100, DeBug (debug at wrote:
> I took a look at
> and read this:
> "If it's posted to Usenet it's in the public domain."

If it's posted to this list, it had better concern a license currently
submitted to the OSI.

"DeBug", if you have a specific license to propose, show it.

If you want general information on copyright law, the Internet is a
wonderful resource, as is your local law library.

If you need legal advice, talk to a lawyer.

If you want a law degree, go to law school.

If you want to jawbone about various fantasies you have regarding what
is or isn't copyright law, find a local cafe or

More well-formed general issues might be discussed on the CNI Copyright

This is decidedly off charter.

If you cannot remain on-charter, I'm requesting you be unsubscribed.

Karsten M. Self <kmself at>
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