SocialText license discussion--call for closure of arguments
btilly at gmail.com
Tue Jan 23 02:20:07 UTC 2007
On 1/22/07, Ross Mayfield <ross.mayfield at socialtext.com> wrote:
> Socialtext has been monitoring the conversation and we appreciate your
> input. Based on our review of the discussion, it appears that beyond
> the general concerns about attribution, the proposed provision raises
> two issues for the group:
> 1) What happens if the product does not have a UI?
> 2) What happens if the location requirement is too specific?
3) What happens if the product has a UI that is too limited for your
requirements? For example if someone wants to deliver content to
4) What happens if the product has an unexpected type of UI? For
instance a command line client. Or if someone wants to create a
specialized interface for blind people.
5) What happens if the UI has dramatically different rules? For
instance there is a 3-dimensional interface where it is very hard to
interpret what it means to "display a logo" or to say what the size of
a 2-dimensional logo should be.
And so on and so forth.
> We think that we can come up with acceptable answers to both of these
> concerns, but we wanted to make sure that we have addressed all of the
> major concerns. Please advise me if you have other issues.
> Ross Mayfield
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