Re: The Helixcommunity RPSL is not DFSG-free
Russell Nelson <email@example.com> writes:
> Thomas Bushnell, BSG writes:
> > In general, contract law, nor license interpretation, which basically
> > proceeds along the same lines, does not accept "tried really hard" as
> > satisfying the terms of the contract.
> If a contract is ambiguous, then a court of law will go outside the
> contract to attempt to interpret what the parties to the contract
> *really* meant. In this case, the RPSL doesn't cover the case of
> having absolutely no possibility of publishing your modifications to
> the entire world.
Debian's policy with ambiguous licenses is to refuse to distribute,
and to request the publishers to make the license clearer.