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Re: Some licensing questions regarding celestia

Don Armstrong <don@donarmstrong.com> writes:

> Licenses are primarily founded upon Contract Law, not Copyright Law.
> Copyright Law is what grants you the rights to a work which you then
> exchange or give away using a License or Contract. Contract Law is what
> allows you to establish a legally binding document to exchange or give
> away those rights or interests.

Doesn't a contract require renumeration?  I don't see how a public domain
grant could be considered a contract, because the person giving away their
software isn't (by definition) getting anything in return.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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