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Re: Bug#68256: License problems with TinyMUSH

Joe Drew <hoserhead@woot.net> writes:
> On Sun, 2003-08-17 at 18:31, Anthony DeRobertis wrote:
>> On Sun, 2003-08-17 at 15:21, Joel Baker wrote:

>> > * TinyMUSH 3.0 Copyright
>> > *
>> > * Users of this software incur the obligation to make their best efforts to
>> > * inform the authors of noteworthy uses of this software.
>> Fails the desert island test (though the desert island test originally
>> was modifications, so this may be even worse).
> Err, if your best effort is "um, no phone, no internet access, no
> ability to inform anybody" I don't see how this fails the desert island
> test. It doesn't say you have to inform: it says you have to make your
> best effort.

This is part of the reason for the dissident variation on the desert
island test: your best effort may get you in trouble with the

Of course, the original intent may have been that this be a request
and not binding.

Jeremy Hankins <nowan@nowan.org>
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