[opensource-dev] Brown-bag meeting to continue dialog on TVPV
Lance.Corrimal at eregion.de
Fri Apr 9 15:14:33 PDT 2010
Fact is that the TPV policy, point 7, is open to interpretation.
as long as the wording is not unambiguous, people will continue to
interpret it in different ways.
and as long as it is not rewritten, anything along the lines of "but
we mean it like this" being said by anyone is not going to matter at
Am Freitag 09 April 2010 schrieb Dirk Moerenhout:
> No, the real issue is that some people _THINK_ LL is trying to give
> TPV developers legal liabilities. This is about interpretation and
> not facts. Unless I missed something LL has never stated anything
> about legal liabilities, it's solely based on some peoples
> personal interpretation of the TPVP. I wish Joe good luck but I
> can imagine this may end up being a serious waste of his time.
> On 9 April 2010 21:32, Tigro Spottystripes
<tigrospottystripes at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > isn't the real issue there that LL is trying to give TPV
> > developers legal liabilities (that might be incompatible with
> > the license of the code they use to create TPVs) instead of just
> > covering their own assets?
> > On 9/4/2010 15:29, Lance Corrimal wrote:
> >> Am Freitag 09 April 2010 schrieb Joe Miller:
> >>> I intend to listen to listen to all reasonable
> >>> proposals to address those concerns. Those who do not wish to
> >>> participate in that synchronous event can email me instead if
> >>> they so choose.
> >> My concern about the TPV is mainly with section 7, which, as it
> >> is worded right now, places full responsibility for all defects
> >> at the feet of a third party developer, even if the bug is in
> >> the original linden labs sourcecode.
> >> My suggestion for changes to this (my changes are in CAPS):
> >> 7.a You are responsible for all uses you make of Third-Party
> >> Viewers. If you are a Developer, you are responsible for all
> >> CHANGED OR ADDED features, functionality, code, and content of
> >> Third-Party Viewers THAT YOU DEVELOP AND DISTRIBUTE.
> >> 7.d IF YOU ARE A developer, You assume all risks, expenses, and
> >> defects IN ANY MODIFICATIONS OF Third-Party Viewers that you
> >> develop, or distribute.
> >> IF YOU ARE A USER, YOU AGREE TO THE FACT THAT YOU USE THIS
> >> SOFTWARE SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
> >> Linden Lab shall not be responsible or liable for any
> >> Third-Party Viewers.
> >> bye,
> >> LC
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