For Approval: TVA Open Source License
cowan at ccil.org
Fri Sep 11 21:49:45 UTC 2009
Carroll, James Ritchie scripsit:
> Our counsel chose the more concise copyright statement since no
> copyright can be held by TVA and the NASA clause seems to insinuate
> some kind of copyright when in fact there is none.
In addition (this was brought out by the NOSA discussion), the PD exception
applies only within the U.S.; the government continues to be the copyright
holder for international purposes under the Berne Convention.
IANAL, TINLA, but not UPL either
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a functional requirement. --John Hudson cowan at ccil.org
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