Re: Some licensing questions regarding celestia
Don Armstrong <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Licenses are primarily founded upon Contract Law, not Copyright Law.
> Copyright Law is what grants you the rights to a work which you then
> exchange or give away using a License or Contract. Contract Law is what
> allows you to establish a legally binding document to exchange or give
> away those rights or interests.
Doesn't a contract require renumeration? I don't see how a public domain
grant could be considered a contract, because the person giving away their
software isn't (by definition) getting anything in return.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>