request for approval of APOSSL

Rodrigo Barbosa rodrigob at
Tue Mar 5 17:36:34 UTC 2002

On Tue, Mar 05, 2002 at 12:29:01PM -0500, Forrest J Cavalier III wrote:
> > 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?

I agree with your interpretation.
The text states clearly that you MUST use it, unless you get permission
for not using it.

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