Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2016 16:43:24 +0200 From: u-uy74@...ey.se To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: musl licensing On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 07:11:45AM -0700, Christopher Lane wrote: > On Mar 29, 2016 11:56 PM, <u-uy74@...ey.se> wrote: > > This is not necessarily a question of ethics, but somewhat a question > > of legal safety, as well as it is for Google. > > Rich/musl are on the other side and it certainly is illegal (somewhere) > > to claim copyright on something which is not copyrightable (at that > place). > > I don't know that this is true. We can set aside whether the crt files and Neither do I, and I regret having written "certainly". There is no certainty unless a court has decided one's case. The uncertainty is the only thing which can be assumed. Claiming a "eager" copyright is invoking UB on Rich's/project's behalf, that's my point. This may be harmless now and may even always and everywhere remain harmless (I really hope so!) but _possibly_ not. Regards, Rune
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