Moral Rights (was Simplified Artistic License (A Proposed Compromise))
bruce_dodson at hotmail.com
Mon Oct 7 04:38:16 UTC 2002
You misunderstood me, Larry. I was not saying that YOU were trying to
discourage RSW from pursuing approval. On the contrary I was surmising,
without putting words in your mouth, that you'd agree that this would be
As for Russ and others, I don't have any opinion on what they said. Too
much was said in private email for me to form an opinion. I can only look
to the result, which was an RSW discouraged to the point where he was ready
to say "have a nice life" and walk away.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lawrence E. Rosen" <lrosen at rosenlaw.com>
To: "'Bruce Dodson'" <bruce_dodson at hotmail.com>; "'Robert Samuel White'"
<webmaster at enetwizard.net>; "'Russell Nelson'" <nelson at crynwr.com>
Cc: <license-discuss at opensource.org>
Sent: Sunday, October 06, 2002 9:00 PM
Subject: RE: Moral Rights (was Simplified Artistic License (A Proposed
> > I don't know if this is quite what Larry was saying, but I
> > for one consider it an unfair tactic to try to discourage RSW
> > from seeking approval. Russ and other board members may
> > think he is misguided in believing that others will want to
> > use his license, and might even be right, but that does not
> > change your obligation to approve his license if it is OSD compliant.
> That certainly wasn't what I was saying, and I don't think it was what
> Russ and the other board members were saying. We've all said many times
> that, if RSW's license is OSD-compatible, it will be approved. I do
> recommend, however, that RSW seek an attorney's advice. I recommend
> that to everyone who wants to "roll his own" license.
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