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Jul
22
comment Do Good, Not Evil License
This isn't a news site, so this sort of question isn't appropriate. And for as unenforceable as such a clause would be, it might as well be as simple as "don't be a dick with my software".
Jul
22
comment Do Good, Not Evil License
@ThomasOwens oh whew! That's great to hear that programmers never have to worry about licenses again. Also, I was pretty sure that open source licenses restricted the use of software if you don't share the source. But since I'm just an ol' programmer and not a lawyer, I guess I don't have to worry about that as it's not my domain.
Jun
23
answered How to write tests that make sense for visualization software?
Jun
18
reviewed Approve crm tag wiki
Jun
9
reviewed Approve What is the “type” of data that pointers hold in the C language?
May
24
awarded  Yearling
Apr
24
reviewed Reject Why are objects instantiated this way?
Apr
24
reviewed Approve puzzles tag wiki excerpt
Apr
19
comment Who owns code if project cancelled
No. If the contract, verbal or otherwise, doesn't specify the thing being made, the transfer of ownership (via work-for-hire type deal), and that it falls under one of 9 catagories, then the contractor retains ownership of their property. And you can sell your property. A court could certainly rule whatever they want to settle the verbal contract between two parties. But they're not going to violate copyright law to do so.
Apr
15
reviewed Approve How does a clicked event work at a low level?
Apr
14
revised Who owns code if project cancelled
cureing link-rot
Apr
14
comment Who owns code if project cancelled
@KeithS "some amount of money" is now all it takes to rip copyright ownership from someone? WHAT contract? How do you satisfy a contract that DOES NOT EXIST!? I see some link-rot has occurred in his answer. Allow me to update it explaining the background of how copyright works.
Apr
8
revised Who owns code if project cancelled
There is no other hand. I'm lopping off that hand. It's lopped. He stands corrected with only one "other hand".
Mar
26
comment Is there an anti pattern for historically grown software?
"crufty"
Dec
4
revised GPL license for software and online service comparison
adjusted per cpast's comment
Dec
4
answered GPL license for software and online service comparison
Oct
15
awarded  Informed
Sep
30
awarded  Explainer
Sep
11
reviewed Approve Handling multiple packet types in Java 8
Sep
11
reviewed Approve Handling multiple packet types in Java 8