Re: Questions about legal theory behind (L)GPL
On Wed, Jan 19, 2005 at 10:09:02AM -0800, Michael K. Edwards wrote:
> But the FSF is going to lose a lot of credibility, even with the
> choir, if they wait until their noses are rubbed in it in the next
> lawsuit to admit that there isn't any universal "law of license" in
> the real world after all. Hint: it's not a coincidence that open
> source companies and foundations with their own lawyers to advise them
> are fortifying around trademark now.
These two sentences don't seem to be related. They probably shouldn't
be in the same paragraph.
Brand name recognition is not a concept invented by lawyers for open