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Re: PROPOSED: the Dictator Test

On Fri, Jul 02, 2004 at 01:40:57AM +0100, MJ Ray wrote:
> I guess if a licence agreement requires one of those to be formed, 
> then either someone who understands those systems explains why it 
> would not follow the guidelines, or Branden's proposed test needs 
> limiting to licenses permitting application under 
> contract-based/common-law jurisdiction.

I don't have a problem with the latter.  I don't mind deferring the
Dictator Test's application to civil-law jursdictions until we can figure
out whether it is a meaningful test under that regime, and if so, how it
might make sense to apply it differently.

G. Branden Robinson                |    I've made up my mind.  Don't try to
Debian GNU/Linux                   |    confuse me with the facts.
branden@debian.org                 |    -- Indiana Senator Earl Landgrebe
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |

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