[clug] OT: Congratulations Caroline...

Peter Barker pbarker at barker.dropbear.id.au
Mon Oct 27 00:46:44 GMT 2008

On Mon, 27 Oct 2008, steve jenkin wrote:

> Does the ACT Govt. have a policy + guidelines for placing
> software/systems *into* the public domain?
> There are no good arguments *against* it.
> 	"If it was funded (developed) with public money, it belongs to the
> *public* not to 'us'."

Hmm.  Is "public domain" the correct (lack-of-needing-a) licence to use?

You give an example of perl, which is *not* public domain :)

I'd point out that it's the *Australian* public funding it, not the 
"World" public - so retaining some control over the software may be 
called for.

> Steve Jenkin, Info Tech, Systems and Design Specialist.

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