From: Barend Gehrels (barend_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-02-01 14:12:51
I wrote and sent my previouw answer before I read this.
OK, I read the website and I'm convinced. I will change the statement.
Scott McMurray wrote:
> On Feb 1, 2008 1:55 PM, Dean Michael Berris <mikhailberis_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I also seem to recall that the default license for all 'unlicensed'
>> work is "All Rights Reserved."
> My understanding is that there's no "default license", rather that in
> the absence of a license there's nothing permitting the exercise of
> any of the author-reserved rights by anyone other than the author, so
> copying, performing, and such is prohibited outside of fair use.
> I'd be wary of looking at code not under an open source license,
> however, as it opens up the possibility of a claim by the author of
> that code that any code I wrote is actually a derivative work of that
> author's code. ( The problem with Microsoft's "Shared Source" license
> : http://www.rosenlaw.com/lj8.htm )
> Of course, IANAL either.
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