Legal soundness comes to open source distribution
jcowan at reutershealth.com
Mon Aug 5 13:54:59 UTC 2002
Russell Nelson scripsit:
> Imagine, if you will, that a large
> proprietary software firm (or consortium) wishes to destroy open
> source software. If they can require that all software come with a
> warranty, the job is done -- time will cook the soup.
Only if they are willing to shoot off their own feet. No software
product I know of, Open Source or proprietary, does anything but
disclaim every conceivable warranty.
John Cowan <jcowan at reutershealth.com> http://www.reutershealth.com
I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen, http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith. --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_
license-discuss archive is at http://crynwr.com/cgi-bin/ezmlm-cgi?3
More information about the License-discuss