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[Discuss] Govt Source Code Policy

On Fri, Mar 25, 2016 at 6:15 PM, John Hall <johnhall2.0 at> wrote:

> It would be great to hear from an IP lawyer on this.

I am not a lawyer, but I've been educating myself about patent, trademark
and copyright legislation and practice for a long time; specifically as it
relates to the GPL.  I wish there were good IP attorneys contributing to
this forum because it's not my day job.  But, I've got a list of lawyers
related to GPL work at  Additions

All licenses are attached through copyright laws and federal government
> works cannot have a copyright so can not be released under a license. There
> are literally no restrictions except those noted at the above link.

In general, the public domain part is combined with the GPL part. e.g.

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