[Madlug] Open Source Code Snippet Detection

Rahul Nabar rpnabar at gmail.com
Thu Dec 17 16:51:16 CST 2009


On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 3:40 PM, Will Maier <willmaier at ml1.net> wrote:

> By default, an owner is granted all rights in his/her work. If your
> code has no license, it must be assumed that you've decided to
> reserve all of your rights and granted none (like the right to
> distribute your software with or without fee for any purpose) to
> the rest of the world.
>
> You do realize that smart developers and lawyers have spent decades
> building and defending things like the BSD and GPL licenses, right?
> We have these licenses for a reason.

Thanks! Of course. :)
 The point was not to question the licenses but my naive understanding
of them. You are right, this merits google. Or a Stallmann book.

-- 
Rahul


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