[License-discuss] Started discussion with Figaro re their license.

John Cowan cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Fri Sep 20 19:48:31 UTC 2013

Karl Fogel scripsit:

> It's not clear what "include a pointer" means legally.  Is the reference
> in the LICENSE file enough, or do they mean a hyperlink?  A hyperlink
> that is shown somewhere in the UI where such information is customarily
> shown?

The reference is a hyperlink in abbreviated form: see RFC 3986 Section 4.5.
In any case, a license of adhesion ("take it or leave it") is interpreted
against its author, so if they meant "shown somewhere in the UI" they would
have to say so.

John Cowan   cowan at ccil.org  http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
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