Contract or License?

John Cowan jcowan at
Fri Sep 14 13:14:44 UTC 2001

Rod Dixon, J.D., LL.M. wrote:

> Having said the aforementioned, you will note that I did not touch upon an
> earlier issue on this list, which was: what is the point of a software
> license that is nothing more than a grant of a non-exclusive copyright
> interest?

The point is that actual software licenses that grant copyright
interests do so only conditionally.

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