Legal soundness comes to open source distribution
nelson at crynwr.com
Mon Aug 5 14:19:21 UTC 2002
John Cowan writes:
> 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.
Depends on how desperate they get. They just *might* be willing to
shoot off their own feet, if they think they can live without feet.
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