[Fedora-legal-list] Re: DJB's software components
tgl at redhat.com
Sat Dec 1 06:51:57 UTC 2007
"Tom \"spot\" Callaway" <tcallawa at redhat.com> writes:
> Recently, most (all?) of Dan Bernstein's software was relicensed into
> the public domain.
> Please hold off on packaging and submitting these packages for review
> into Fedora, pending legal advice as to whether he can actually do that
> or not, under US law.
[ blink... ] I would be interested to know what legal theory claims
that DJB cannot relicense his own work.
regards, tom lane
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