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Re: Sun Java available from non-free

This one time, at band camp, Mike Bird said:
> On Monday 22 May 2006 16:52, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > I don't think the chance of "nutcase sueing Sun for Bad Applet" is any
> > more relevant or likely than the chance of "nutcase sueing Debian for
> > bad browser". I really don't see how it makes the license problematic.
> And that is why, in legal matters, Debian needs the combined expertise of
> the volunteer lawyers on debian-legal, rather than the "legal opinion" of
> a programmer.  Fair's fair.  I wouldn't trust most attorneys to fix a device
> driver.

Er, actually, they mostly are programmers with "legal opinions".  I
would prefer the opinions of actual lawyers when we feel we have
something potentially harmful, rather than the usual 'are my fonts free
enough' kind of question.
|   ,''`.                                            Stephen Gran |
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