[License-discuss] License Stewards
rick at linuxmafia.com
Fri Oct 5 17:52:56 UTC 2012
Quoting Ben Reser (ben at reser.org):
> It's not likely to be in front of a judge if the license steward says that.
I certainly never turn up my nose if someone offers me promissory
estoppel, but I'm not sure a licence steward venting an amateur opinion
about the copyrightability of his/her creation establishes estoppel.
Anyway, that's an affirmative defence: It doesn't prevent litigation.
Also, I thought you were among those people interested in whether
software licence texts are copyright-eligible, in which case you're
digressing quite a bit. (No objection: This is the Internet after
But I'm starting to suspect why Larry hasn't chosen to comment. ;->
 Or even an expert one, as in Larry Rosen's case.
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