[Haskell] Re: haskell.org Public Domain

Sebastian Sylvan sebastian.sylvan at gmail.com
Tue Jan 10 17:05:28 EST 2006

On 1/10/06, Ashley Yakeley <ashley at semantic.org> wrote:
> Udo Stenzel wrote:
> > Can we please settle on a "This work may be used freely for any purpose
> > and comes without any expressed or implied warranty" and just _link_ to
> > existing works that don't fit in?  Thinking about the subject matter is
> > hard enough, thinking about creating licensing pitfalls is best left to
> > lawyers and other parasi^W specialists.
> Should we make public domain mandatory or should we allow people to add
> notices to pages for other licenses?
> <http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/HaskellWiki:Community_Portal>

I think it's best to have "public domain" (or "I don't care what you
do with this, just don't bug me!") as the default, but allow people to
use different licenses if they want.

I really don't expect many people to take advantage of this
possibility though, but in the rare cases where someone wants to
publish something under a different license, it should be allowed.

Or we could just link it...


Sebastian Sylvan
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