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

Lance Corrimal Lance.Corrimal at eregion.de
Fri Feb 26 02:31:24 PST 2010

Am Freitag, 26. Februar 2010 11:14:11 schrieb Morgaine:

> The TPV should never have been written by someone who doesn't understand
> deeply the details of the GPL and who does not have a good command of
> legal-type language, which requires high precision in wording.  They didn't
> even understand the meaning of "NO WARRANTY", written in capital letters in
> the GPLv2 license.

You are (wrongly?) assuming that those people (I don't dare call them lawyers 
because I get a strong odor of "no clue about licensing law at all" here) 
actually read the GPL.

> Of course there is also the insanity of Linden Lab trying to claim
>  trademark domain over the word "Life".  For that, the Linden lawyers
>  deserve nothing but a good kicking.  (Do it now!)  Just because lawyers
>  throughout the US behave like idiots doesn't mean that Linden lawyers must
>  follow in the footsteps of idiocy.

Again, what makes anyone sure that those guys are real lawyers?

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