Re: Bacula license (was Re: Help Selecting License for Bacula Documentation
> On Fri, May 19, 2006 at 08:00:25PM +0200, Kern Sibbald wrote:
>> > *trademark*
>> > unfairly and without permission.
>> If I remember correctly, I pulled this clause from some existing license
>> -- perhaps an IBM license. I am not a lawyer, but my understanding is
>> intellectual property right does not include copyright -- if it does,
> In the USA, at least, it usually does.
>> the clause does not do what I intended, because I have nothing against
> It vaguely resembles this in the Postfix license:
> If Recipient institutes patent litigation against a Contributor with
> respect to a patent applicable to software (including a cross-claim or
> counterclaim in a lawsuit), then any patent licenses granted by that
> Contributor to such Recipient under this Agreement shall terminate
> as of the date such litigation is filed. In addition, If Recipient
> institutes patent litigation against any entity (including a
> or counterclaim in a lawsuit) alleging that the Program itself
> combinations of the Program with other software or hardware) infringes
> such Recipient's patent(s), then such Recipient's rights granted under
> Section 2(b) shall terminate as of the date such litigation is filed.
> But this clause doesn't mention everybody globally.
Hmmm. I don't think I have ever seen the Postfix license, but someone else
has probably picked it up, and applying it more globally is almost surely
something I have added.
In any case, I have now deleted that clause from my current working copy.
> -- John
Best regards, Kern