written offer valid for any third party Re: OSI enforcement?

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Fri Jan 11 21:02:31 UTC 2008

Quoting Arnoud Engelfriet (arnoud at engelfriet.net):

> This is probably due to my limited knowledge of English, but
> the clause says "*on* a medium". Isn't FTP the kind of medium
> where you'd say "via a medium"? 

In my experience, the English-language idiom in question doesn't
distinguish anywhere near that finely.  To my ears, "distributed 
[...] on a medium customarily used for software interchange" encompasses
both physical and fully electronic media.

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