Legal soundness comes to open source distribution

Nick Moffitt nick at
Fri Aug 2 19:13:14 UTC 2002

begin  Lawrence E. Rosen  quotation:
> Then how about a provision of the OSD that reads something like the
> following:
>   An open source license cannot restrict any fair
>   use rights that would be available for a copyrighted
>   work in the absence of a license.

	And which country's definition of fair use are you planning on

Jack Valenti is to the American film viewer and the American public
as the Boston strangler is to the woman home alone. 
      --    (search for "Boston")
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