Copyright Act preempts the wave theory of light
digitaleon at runbox.com
Thu Feb 12 14:57:53 UTC 2004
To OSI License Discussion subscribers,
> From: Daniel Carrera <dcarrera at math.umd.edu>,
> Can we stop these posts already?
About 280KB worth of e-mail has now be exchanged in discussing this
topic, including the 'amusing' spin-off discussions.
It's certainly an important topic, if for no other reason than it has
ramifications for other licenses beyond the GPL and, indeed, for the
nature of Open Source. It also of course affects a large number of
products and projects, although that is beyond the scope of the
But at this stage, it might be worthwhile for all parties to
acknowledge widely divergent opinions exist regarding the legality of
the GPL (and have for a long time) and that the best way of
'establishing' its' legal basis is still to wait and see how it fares
once tested before a court.
That may happen during the SCOX vs. IBM litigation.
> Subject: Copyright Act preempts the wave theory of light
> A significant number of electrons were, however, severely
Energy is your friend =)
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