From: Petr Kocmid (pkocmid_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-11-19 21:40:06
A simple license should have two parts of it:
1. Statement of authorship of the work. This is needed for satisfying some local laws. Under some laws, copyright and authorship are quite different legal terms. Copyright is a right to publish the piece of work, which is not the same as authorship. If desired, copyright should be added.
2. Statement of availability (nonexclusivity in copy publishing rights). Here goes my invention: A Free Will License. It sounds: "You can do whatever is your will with your copy of this software."
// This software has been written by Petr Kocmid.
// Copyright 2001 by Petr Kocmid
// Free Will License:
// You can do whatever is your will with your copy of this software.
Such licence reflects completely transient existential nature of software copy without any restriction of every imaginable manipulation with it.
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