Near Public Domain license
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Thu Jul 26 21:12:24 UTC 2007
Jean-Marc Lienher wrote:
> The license must be in the sources and in a README with the binaries,
> otherwise it is not OSI compliant.
The OSD does not cover proprietary binaries created from open source
sources that permit the creation of such binaries. The binaries will
clearly not be OSD compliant, but that doesn't mean the source isn't.
In practice the recipient of the proprietary binary will still need
sight of some licence document, to confirm that their copy is legitimate.
Use the BSD licence.
Emails are not formal business letters, whatever businesses may want.
RFC1855 says there should be an address here, but, in a world of spam,
that is no longer good advice, as archive address hiding may not work.
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