[openip] Re: License -> back on track

Robert M. Muench robert.muench at robertmuench.de
Thu Oct 14 08:36:48 UTC 1999

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> From: Richard Stallman [mailto:rms at gnu.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 13, 1999 11:44 PM
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> Subject: [openip] Re: License -> back on track

> I think that the "IP" in "OpenIP" is meant to refer to
> property".  That's a term it is better to avoid; see
> http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html for some
> why.

Hi, that's right but I use it to describe the mix of different
things, hardware & software found on 'openip.org'. It's not
related to any legal assumption (the 'basic legal idea' is more
covered by the word 'open', even I know you don't like it too
;-). Maybe I should state this on the page.

Robert M. Muench, Karlsruhe, Germany
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