[tz] NIST leap-second file not yet updated

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at systematicsw.ab.ca
Thu Feb 18 00:50:50 UTC 2016

On 2016-02-17 17:30, Paul Eggert wrote:
> On 02/17/2016 04:16 PM, Tim Parenti wrote:
>> "public domain" is a US-specific construct.
> Yes, and that suffices for us, as we're publishing in the US. That is, if a document gives us notice that the document is public-domain in the US, that's good enough for us.
>> "This file is in the public domain and may be freely used for any purpose."
> This sentence would also be fine.

AIUI by US law all documents are copyrighted, and via international trade agreements,
can not be copied in any signatory jurisdiction, without a waiver or grant of rights.
AIUI in many jurisdictions e.g. EU, copyrights can not be waived, rights must be granted.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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