Re: Sun Java available from non-free
On Wed, Jun 07, 2006 at 05:42:27PM +0100, MJ Ray wrote:
> Wouter Verhelst <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Alternatively, I don't think it's hard for a judge to understand that
> > there is this piece of software which we indeed do distribute, but which
> > is used by many other people as well, and they all exhibit the same
> > flaw; so even if we allowed the bug to slip in, it's not really our
> > fault.
> Exactly! It's not our fault, so why should we indemnify Sun against it?
If it's not our fault, it's not under our control, and we *don't* need
to indemnify. That's what the FAQ says; and whether or not it has legal
value, it *does* explain the interpretation Sun gives to its license.
Fun will now commence
-- Seven Of Nine, "Ashes to Ashes", stardate 53679.4