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Ean R . Schuessler
ean at novare.net
Tue Apr 20 06:09:53 UTC 1999
Ooof. It's definatly not "plain English" enough for my little brain,
I'll have to let my lawyers look at it.
On Mon, Apr 19, 1999 at 10:50:08PM -0700, Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Apr 1999, Ean R . Schuessler wrote:
> > But that is ever so blurry. Apple owns the copyright to the code
> > which has been suspended. The other party owns the patent. It
> > doesn't seem clear to me which "rights" you would be securing from
> > the other party.
> You secure the patent rights. Then, Apple's code withdrawal no longer
> applies to you, because "nothing in this License shall be construed to
> restrict You, at Your option and subject to applicable law, from replacing
> the Affected Original Code with non-infringing code or independently
> negotiating for necessary rights from such third party". That "nothing in
> this License shall be construed" is the key.
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