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Date: 16 Mar 2016 21:34:09 -0000
From: "John Levine" <>
Subject: Re: musl licensing

>I very much do not want to actually _claim_ copyright on these files,
>because it's my position (and I believe also Google's position vs
>Oracle) that pure facts of API interfaces without any additional
>expressive content are not copyrightable.

In the U.S., you are certainly right.  In other countries where the
rules are different and there are database rights that cover
collections of facts, who knows?

You might consider asserting copyright over whatever parts of the
material are copyrightable, if any, and then grant a CC0 license.
Whatever rights you may have had, the grant effectively puts the
material back in the P.D.


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