[License-discuss] License Stewards
perrin at apotheon.com
Fri Oct 5 19:43:02 UTC 2012
On Fri, Oct 05, 2012 at 08:21:14AM -0700, Ben Reser wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 11:27 PM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> > Er, the licence steward's opinion on that substantive legal question
> > (such as it is) strikes me as lacking relevance. Either the licence as
> > a work is copyrightable in accordance with its own separate nature, or
> > it isn't. The judge isn't going to ask the licence steward what he/she
> > thinks, but instead will analyse the work.
> It's not likely to be in front of a judge if the license steward says that.
I think you mean it's not likely to be in front of a judge if the license
steward *means* that. If the license steward *says* it, but doesn't
really mean it (or changes his/her mind), (s)he may try suing anyway.
Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
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