[Fwd: FW: For Approval: Generic Attribution Provision]
nelson at crynwr.com
Thu Jan 4 13:18:03 UTC 2007
DShofi at atmi.com writes:
> I thought that I made myself clear. I do not disagree with the OSI's
> vital role as moral authority, consultant, certification mark provider,
> etc. as Michael references above. However, I do not recommend that anyone
> fool themselves into thinking that the OSI or anyone else has any
> proprietary right to "open source" as a textual term so as to require
> approval before use thereof. That is my sole point.
Nobody thinks that; trademark law doesn't even give you that right.
--my blog is at http://blog.russnelson.com | You can do any damn thing
Crynwr sells support for free software | PGPok | you want, as long as you
521 Pleasant Valley Rd. | +1 315-323-1241 | don't expect somebody else
Potsdam, NY 13676-3213 | Sheepdog | to pick up the pieces.
More information about the License-discuss