Subject: Re: Why?
From: John Cowan <>
Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2003 15:50:21 -0500

Rick Moen scripsit:

> It should be pointed out that a "public domain declaration" would _not_
> be a licence, but rather an attempt to nullify copyright title (which 
> may or may not work, and may have differing results depending on
> jurisdiction).

In any case, the right to recapture the copyright under U.S. law is
not alienable.

"Do I contradict myself?                        John Cowan
Very well then, I contradict myself.  
I am large, I contain multitudes.     
        --Walt Whitman, _Leaves of Grass_
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