Re: DFSG vs Pine's legal notices: where exactly is the gotcha?
On Tue, 2002-11-12 at 14:45, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > Oh, I remember this. The sophists at UWash claim that:
> > "Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
> > documentation for any purpose and without fee to the University of
> > Washington is hereby granted,"
> > does not mean that you can modify and then distribute.
> Unfortunately, it turns out that the UWash lawyers were right about
> the way these clauses are understood by the courts; it sucks, but
> there it is. They didn't create the distinction, they just decided to
> use it.
Which courts? Please cite a case.
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