[tz] NIST leap-second file not yet updated

Tim Parenti tim at timtimeonline.com
Thu Feb 18 02:16:48 UTC 2016

On 17 February 2016 at 19:50, Brian Inglis <Brian.Inglis at systematicsw.ab.ca>

> AIUI in many jurisdictions e.g. EU, copyrights can not be waived, rights
> must be granted.

If this is the case, then "This file is in the public domain and may be
freely used for any purpose." would likely be sufficient to explicitly
grant those rights to us.

On 17 February 2016 at 19:35, Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:

> Sure, but these other people are already downloading many public-domain
> files from us and are are using our code and scripts to munge them

A fair point; all we need are the rights to distribute it, and since the
above is a superset of the permissions we grant when passing along our
files, it introduces no other issue.

Tim Parenti
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