Re: RE-PROPOSED: The Dictator Test
On Wed, Jul 07, 2004 at 05:04:33AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> The Dictator Test:
> A licence is not Free if it prohibits actions which, in the absence of
> acceptance of the licence, would be allowed by copyright or other
> applicable laws.
> License grantors do not have a private right of legislation; that is,
> they are not dictators who can subject you to their personal jurisdiction
> through a license.
Worded that way (mentioning dictators specifically) I think the name
"Dictator Test" is appropriate.