add copyright licence fallback for Public Domain works
authorThorsten Glaser <tg@mirbsd.org>
Fri, 6 Apr 2012 23:52:48 +0000 (23:52 +0000)
committerThorsten Glaser <tg@mirbsd.org>
Fri, 6 Apr 2012 23:52:48 +0000 (23:52 +0000)
and an explanation about Schaffenshöhe / Threshold of Originality

0-README

index 0462555..8bbacff 100644 (file)
--- a/0-README
+++ b/0-README
@@ -6,6 +6,11 @@ Some are private, some company-provided.
 All of them MUST have an OSI approved licence, if copyright
 law applies. (Otherwise, they’re obviously Public Domain.)
 For licencing conditions, look into each file separately.
+Things marked as not complicated enough for copyright are
+assumed to not achieve the threshold of originality required
+for such protection; as a fallback, all such files are also
+available under any OSI approved licence, should they not be
+in the Public Domain in your legislation.
 
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