Public domain software is not open-source?

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Wed Mar 5 22:41:50 UTC 2008

Philippe Verdy wrote:
> I tend to think that anyone that provides some content with a licence but
> without signing it and claiming it the right way with a copyright notice is
> a liar, and I can't trust anything and certainly not the exposed licence.

Again, he has no obligation to put a copyright notice.  He owns the 
email either way, and he has the right to license it.  Calling him a 
liar proves nothing.

Matt Flaschen

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