Subject: Re: No rights reserved
From: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
Date: Sun, 13 May 2001 01:54:06 -0400 (EDT)

David Croft scripsit:

> > But you can do the next best thing. Use the BSD, MIT or similar license. And
> > if even those are too wordy, then something on the order of "All persons are
> > permitted to use, copy, modify and distribute this work without restriction"
> > should be brief enough.
>
>
> That's not bad but I worry that it might not grant some rights still
> held exclusively by the copyright holder .

If you add "publicly perform or display" then there are no rights left.
Copy, distribute, make derivative works, publicly display, publicly perform
is IT.  The copyright holder has no other rights.

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John Cowan                                   cowan@ccil.org
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	--Douglas Hofstadter