request for approval of APOSSL

Forrest J Cavalier III forrest at
Tue Mar 5 17:29:01 UTC 2002

dave sag <dave.sag at> wrote, in part

> Clause 4 does NOT require promition of derivatives at all. Should you 
> never obtain written permission, you never need endorse anything.

4. The names "Pronoic", or "" must be used to endorse and
    promote products derived from this software before obtaining
    written permission.

You argue that the clause means "must be used WHEN endorsing and
promoting".  My interpretation, on the other hand, is that as written
it compels you to endorse and promote products.

What interpretation do others make?

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