OSL 1.1 treatment of documentation

Lawrence E. Rosen lrosen at rosenlaw.com
Thu Oct 31 01:31:08 UTC 2002

> Then, Forrest's question: what about a book that isn't a 
> derivative work? Could contract law and some technically 
> inept judge compell the book publisher to release the book's 
> source code (DocBook / TeX / whatever) under OSL?

Not if it ain't a Derivative Work, I'd say.

On the other hand, where there's a judge, there's a way.  But then
there's appeals courts.  And ultimately the Supremes.  I'm none of these
so I won't otherwise answer your questions.  What do you think?


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