[License-discuss] proposal to revise and slightly reorganize the OSI licensing pages

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Tue Jun 12 04:05:31 UTC 2012

Quoting Chris Travers (chris at metatrontech.com):

> > Can you name a single reason why this utterly bizarre question has any
> > connection whatsover to anything I've said?  It doesn't.
> Yes I can. And I can tell you why it's not so bizarre.

It has no discernable connection whatsoever to anything I've said.

I continue to have no idea why this very odd question was addressed to me.

> Again my understanding is that 17 USC 102(b) only applies to works
> which are practical rather than entertaining....

And this is relevant to what?

> ...and it protects the right to copy whatever you reasonably have to
> in order to achieve interoperability.  I was just wondering if you had
> any cases which suggested a contrary understanding.

I wish you luck in learning more about the idea-expression divide and
related distinction between patents and copyrights.  I am not a free of
charge teacher.

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