[License-review] avoid gray areas?

Russ Nelson nelson at crynwr.com
Sat Mar 3 04:25:09 UTC 2012

Josh Berkus writes:
 > >> By Bruce's own logic, we should be telling people to avoid gray areas.
 > >> Thus, if Bruce is
 > >> correct, we should deprecate the BSD and many other licenses.
 > I don't buy this argument at all.   There's a world of difference
 > between a license which does not address patents at all, and one which
 > specifically excludes any grant of patent rights.

In the first case, you don't have a patent license. In the second
case, you don't have a patent license.

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