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From Stefan Reich <stefan.reich.maker.of....@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Licensing Issue
Date Sun, 28 Jun 2015 20:57:53 GMT
They give examples. You should understand the idea. And see why it is the
solution you need.
Am 28.06.2015 22:34 schrieb "Greg Stein" <gstein@gmail.com>:

> hahaha.... funny that the template at that site says the software is in the
> public domain, but then goes on to state what can be done with it, and to
> provide a disclaimer. If it is truly in the public domain, then no futher
> discussion is needed.
>
> And note that some jurisdictions (eg France) don't allow you to move things
> into the public domain. You'll always be the owner.
>
> Nice thought, but it needs some work.
>
> On Sat, Jun 27, 2015 at 1:02 PM, Stefan Reich <
> stefan.reich.maker.of.eye@googlemail.com> wrote:
>
> > I will personally abolish copyright. Join the future.
> >
> > unlicense.org
> > Am 27.06.2015 19:09 schrieb "Ted Dunning" <ted.dunning@gmail.com>:
> >
> > > Stefan,
> > >
> > > It is hard to understand what you meant since we don't have a common
> > frame
> > > of reference.
> > >
> > > It sounds like you want to share with others.  That is great.
> > >
> > > But it also sounds like you want to disregard how the world works with
> > > respect to copyrights.  That won't work.  As I have just proved in this
> > > same discussion, it is very common that no matter what you know, there
> is
> > > more that you don't know.  Copyrights are complicated and won't go
> away.
> > >
> > > In your case, it sounds like you need to find ways to share that are as
> > > easy as possible.  That is what Apache licenses are for.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Sat, Jun 27, 2015 at 12:28 PM, Stefan Reich <
> > > stefan.reich.maker.of.eye@googlemail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > What do you think I meant?
> > > > Am 26.06.2015 08:51 schrieb "Ted Dunning" <ted.dunning@gmail.com>:
> > > >
> > > > > Stefan,
> > > > >
> > > > > In order to "open source" something, you have to define what you
> mean
> > > by
> > > > > "open source".  If you mean that anybody can do anything at all
> with
> > > the
> > > > > code including claim it as their own, then you mean to put it into
> > the
> > > > > public
> > > > > domain <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_domain>.
> > > > >
> > > > > If you mean anything else at all, then you have to specify what you
> > > mean.
> > > > > Even if all you want to say is that people have to admit that you
> > wrote
> > > > the
> > > > > code, you have to specify that.
> > > > >
> > > > > The way that you specify what you want is to pick or write a
> license.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On Thu, Jun 25, 2015 at 1:29 PM, Stefan Reich <
> > > > > stefan.reich.maker.of.eye@googlemail.com> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > Please - can we all stop using "licenses" and just open source
> > > > > everything?
> > > > > > Progress is waiting for us.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > BTW, I am now adding all (!) programming languages to the realm
> of
> > > AI.
> > > > > > (Meaning they can then be programmed automatically.)
> > > tinybrain.blog.de
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Cheers
> > > > > > Stefan
> > > > > > Am 21.06.2015 00:51 schrieb "Lewis John Mcgibbney" <
> > > > > > lewis.mcgibbney@gmail.com>:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > Hi Folks,
> > > > > > > I am looking for some advice here.
> > > > > > > We are currently in conversation about potentially
> transitioning
> > > the
> > > > > > Joshua
> > > > > > > project [0] to the foundation. Our current conversation
is
> > ongoing
> > > at
> > > > > > [1].
> > > > > > > From one of the key developers of Joshua, the following
> question
> > > has
> > > > > > arose;
> > > > > > > There is an issue with an LGPL'd library for handling language
> > > models
> > > > > > > (KenLM
> > > > > > > <https://github.com/kpu/kenlm>). There is an alternative
> > > > (BerkeleyLM),
> > > > > > but
> > > > > > > it is not actively maintained any more and is not quite
as good
> > as
> > > > > KenLM
> > > > > > in
> > > > > > > a few key respects. A quick glance at the incubator page
> suggests
> > > > that
> > > > > > this
> > > > > > > dependency would keep the project from becoming a full-fledged
> > one.
> > > > Can
> > > > > > you
> > > > > > > comment on this?
> > > > > > > Thanks for any input folks
> > > > > > > Lewis
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > [0] http://joshua-decoder.org/
> > > > > > > [1] https://github.com/joshua-decoder/joshua/issues/204
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > --
> > > > > > > *Lewis*
> > > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>

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