Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2016 14:49:08 +0100 From: u-uy74@...ey.se To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: musl licensing On Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 06:46:04AM -0600, Anthony J. Bentley wrote: > > it trains programmers to ignore source comments because they contain > > redundant legal gibberish instead of technically relevant content. > > A simple copyright statement that lists authors, dates and license terms > is absolutely technical relevant content. Then we may have differing ideas of what is "technical" :) Copyright law is a [legacy originating from the Britain's] censuring framework, which happens to be applied to software for no technical reason (does a copyright notice influence the functioning of the program?) but for various political ones. Rune
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