[opensource-dev] A note on preserving "NO WARRANTY" for SL TPV developers
hakushakukun at gmail.com
Thu Apr 1 20:16:07 PDT 2010
Regardless of LL's intentions, the TPV policy as currently written has
certain problems that LL has seemingly decided not to address. Protecting
their assets is one thing--and LL has every right to do so--but wielding a
mallet against the opensource community in the process is quite another
matter entirely. If LL wishes to have a productive ecosystem for viewers,
I'm all for it. But the TPV policy creates the opposite.
If anyone at LL is sad over the current situation, I hope they're speaking
to their own legal team about fixing the legitimate issues that have been
raised. Otherwise, TPV developers have to cover their bases, too (which in
our case means ceasing to support connecting to Second Life).
On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 7:10 PM, Jonathan Irvin <djfoxyslpr at gmail.com> wrote:
> Keep in mind, it's not LL that's saying it, it is their lawyers. Like I
> said, LL is protecting their assets. The best way for them to do that is by
> hiring good lawyers who can cover all the bases.
> Jonathan Irvin
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