[License-discuss] Open Source Eventually License Development

Lawrence Rosen lrosen at rosenlaw.com
Sun Aug 18 18:52:37 UTC 2013

John Cowan wrote:
> Of course, the more such reassurances you add, the more complexity 
> and uncertainty you interject into the situation: "the price of infinite 
> precision is infinite verbosity", as we say in Lojbanistan, and adding
> more terms, while helpful to the sympathetic, just provides a bigger 
> attack surface for the bad guys.  (Not for nothing am I my father's son.)

Indeed I wish I were, like your father, paid by the word. ....Or paid by any
other measure here.... 

Thanks for playing Huxley, although the rest of the comparison is inapt. 


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From: John Cowan [mailto:cowan at mercury.ccil.org] 
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