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Do patentless idea implementations published on a web site enter the public domain?

If someone publishes build instructions for an idea on their web site, and never pursues patent protection, does that idea and its implementation: Enter the public domain? If so, when? If not, why? ...
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Does usage of a website constitute public disclosure of the patentable server components for the website?

Does usage of a website constitute public disclosure of the patentable server components for the website? In other words: will the grace period start for server components as soon as users start ...
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Defensive publication and public domain

Are folks who publish design details, implementing an idea, putting that idea's implementation into the public domain? Put another way... have these publishers, whether they wanted to or not: ...