For (Legacy?) Approval: The MirOS Licence

Russ Nelson nelson at
Tue Jul 8 15:41:42 UTC 2008

Have you considered relicensing under an already-approved Open Source
License?  Having Yet Another license increases EVERYONE's cost forever,
whereas relicensing is a one-time investment in easier use by your

I do not deny that your changes may in fact be improvements.  I
suggest that they are not improvement *enough* to justify Yet Another

The reason disclaimers are written in all caps is because there is
U.S. case law making the disclaimer stronger because all caps draw
attention.  Before you sneer at U.S. law, understand that judges will
look across the ocean (in both directions) for precedent.

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