[opensource-dev] "Resposibility" - Third party viewer policy

Colin Kern colin.kern at gmail.com
Thu Feb 25 10:30:48 PST 2010


On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 10:35 AM, Vex Streeter <vexstreeter at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> GPL also specifically disclaims warranty and liability unless you choose to
> provide such for your code or distribution.  Policy sections 1.c.i and
> 1.c.ii are redundant w/rt GPL but_requiring_ such statements of downstream
> distributors conflicts with GPL.  Policy section 7.d is even worse as it
> directly contradicts GPL liability disclaimers.
>

Nothing in the TPV contradicts or violates the GPL, because the GPL is
all about distribution of software, and the TPV is about whether or
not LL will allow a viewer to connect to their servers, not whether
you'll be allowed to distribute it.

Colin


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