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Re: Contracts and licenses

Raul Miller <moth@debian.org> writes:

> On Tue, Jun 29, 2004 at 10:28:10AM -0400, Brian Thomas Sniffen wrote:
>> If I issue a license as my example above, but appending "provided you
>> wear yellow underpants," and then discover that you have distributed
>> copies of the software without wearing yellow underpants, can I
>> enforce the contract against you and obtain damages or your
>> performance of the underpants-wearing?  Or do I go after you for
>> infringing my copyright?  
> Much as we'd like to discuss the legal significance of stained underpants,
> maybe it would be a better idea to come up with some more plausible
> example.

I was envisioning more traditional clothing dyes, Raul.  Something
like this: http://admcity.biz/m2/358c165-200.jpg


Brian Sniffen                                       bts@alum.mit.edu

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