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Re: The Helixcommunity RPSL is not DFSG-free

On Sun, Mar 02, 2003 at 12:04:12AM -0500, Russell Nelson wrote:
> Do you think the RPSL fails the "in contact" test?  Certainly the
> Bitkeeper license does.  But more to the point, the law does not
> expect the impossible of you.  If you have made every effort to comply
> with the terms of a license, and anyone can see that it is impossible
> for you to do so, a judge isn't going to hold you to that term.  The
> common law has a lot of common sense in it -- much more so than the
> legislated law, which has the DMCA &etc.

Can you positively assert that this is the case in every country, not just
the US or Britain?

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