Re: Some licensing questions regarding celestia
Don Armstrong <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Once again: I am subscribed to -legal. Please follow debian list
> policy and refrain from Cc:'ing me.
Please use X-Followups-To or a similar tool if it matters that much to
you. I can't promise I'll remember on every message.
> On Mon, 08 Sep 2003, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > They are *grants of permission*, which is an existing
> > well-established category. The closest traditional analog in the old
> > common law was permission to enter another's land.
> > Another way to put it is that they are enforceable promises not to
> > sue for copyright enfringement.
> In all the instances where I'm aware of similar grants of permision
> and verbal promises being tested, they have been tested as if they
> were verbal contracts.
Well, you aren't that aware then.