Subject: Re: Can OSI specify that public domain is open source?
From: Thorsten Glaser <tg@mirbsd.de>
Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2011 22:13:57 +0000 (UTC)

Andy Brooks <ajbrooks <at> gmail.com> writes:

> I'm just curious... wouldn't that hypothetical act by the United States 
government

Let’s please keep to not just them as example, but also Colin Plumb who
wrote the currently most widely used MD5 implementation and placed it in PD.

> violate national treatment? National treatment is required of Berne countries.

I think that only means that foreigners who are authors of a work will
be treated in the other country like that country’s native people, so
probably no.