Hope they check more than open source
Posted Jun 2, 2005 5:05 UTC (Thu) by JoeBuck
Parent article: IP Software Compliance Tools -- Who Needs Them and Why?
I know of a case where programmers for a proprietary company used code from "Numerical Recipes in C" in a product. Since they were honest people, they credited the source in the documentation, thinking that it was public domain code, free for the taking. Needless to say, it's not; the lawyers wound up sorting that one out.
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