[License-review] Submitting CC0 for OSI approval
kfogel at red-bean.com
Sun Feb 19 18:39:09 UTC 2012
Bruce Perens <bruce at perens.com> writes:
>But this is ignoring equitable estoppel through acquiescence of
>use. That it exists is pretty well-accepted. If they had language
>explicitly restricting the grant to copyright, it would be otherwise.
>If you read the language of the license as the only law, without
>considering the vast legal context in which it is embedded, you arrive
>at a different interpretation than any court would.
Your faith in the consistency of court interpretations for any of this
stuff is, uh, inspiring :-). I think I grok what you're saying, and
don't have any reason to disagree (I'm not a lawyer).
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