Advertising Clauses in Licenses
bruce at perens.com
Mon Feb 11 16:59:46 UTC 2002
From: Russell Nelson <nelson at crynwr.com>
> There is much in the OSD which is insufficiently explicit. For
> example, we have maintained that there are no possible restrictions
> a license could put on users, because there is no possible mechanism
> one could use to constraint them, because no approved license can
> require that the user execute a license (OSD#7).
People should be able to understand the OSD. Sigh. This all turned out to
be a lot more complicated than we were thinking back in 1997.
And yes, thanks, of course nothing about this happens without a very
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