Re: Debian Legal summary of the X-Oz License
----- Original Message -----
From: "MJ Ray" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "selussos" <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2004 5:38 PM
Subject: Re: Debian Legal summary of the X-Oz License
> > 4. Except as contained in this notice, the name of X-Oz
> > Technologies
> > shall not be used in advertising or otherwise to promote
> > the sale,
> > use or other dealings in this Software without prior
> > written
> > authorization from X-Oz Technologies.
> Why does this clause attempt to use a copyright licence forbid basic
> rights granted in most trademark law?
> Why does it speak of "this Software" instead of the more usual
> "products derived from this Software"?
> MJR/slef My Opinion Only and possibly not of any group I know.
This clause is also in the X.org license and is found throughout X.
We chose to be specific because we are the _only_ copyright holder, which
is not the case, as you will notice, for X.org.
Thanks for letting me clear that one up.
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