Initial Developer's Public License

Lawrence E. Rosen lrosen at
Sat Feb 14 06:53:19 UTC 2004

> With all those $$ legal funds "to protect open source" of lately, 
> I just wonder whether the time is right for some 
> vendor-neutral organization to bring the issue of linking 
> into court. It could 
> be a friendly, relatively-inexpensive summary judgment action, 
> oder? Just an idea.

Courts don't issue advisory opinions. They resolve disputes. The issue of
linking under the GPL has never been appropriately presented to a court by
parties to a specific dispute, with standing and able to assert one or more
causes of action.

/Larry Rosen

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