[arch-dev-public] license for sqlite3

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Sun Dec 2 23:01:22 EST 2007

On Thu, Nov 29, 2007 at 04:19:24PM -0500, Jeff Mickey wrote:
> On Nov 29, 2007 4:13 PM, Travis Willard <travis at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > On Nov 29, 2007 3:51 PM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> > [...] license=('none') is probably the way to go, and the "none" license should be recognized as syntactically correct.
> I agree, there are a lot of random pieces of software and documents
> that aren't released with any license.
> Just a quick reminder though, strictly according to U.S. copyright
> law, anything that hasn't released itself under another license is a
> copyrighted work, not public domain.

I was going to point that out.  You can't assume that a random piece of
software or document that is released without a license is public domain.
Most countries have mandatory copyright (I don't know the proper term for

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