Licensing again

goran.hultgren at goran.hultgren at
Tue Feb 18 13:57:48 UTC 2003

Marco Paga <mail at> wrote:
> Hi all.
> What is the difference between making my changeset public domain and 
> releasing it under the terms of Squeak/MIT license. Is there a 
> difference at all?

Well, putting it in pd you are essentially giving up your copyright.
Using MIT you are still protecting yourself a bit and maintaining that
you have the copyright. But in practice there is little difference, but
the general recommendation is to use a MIT/BSD license instead of
putting it in pd.

> Regards
> Marco

regards, Göran

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