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Re: Java in Debian advice result

On 3/5/07, Roberto C. Sanchez <roberto@connexer.com> wrote:
On Mon, Mar 05, 2007 at 10:23:40AM -0800, Sean Kellogg wrote:
> So, from the lawyer's perspective, it is a matter of client-attorney
> privilege.  SPI now has to make the decision that full disclosure to the
> public via d-l is worth the potential risk of losing that protection.  My
> guess would be the lawyer has done the research on how one could bring suit
> against Debian/SPI/3rd party and disclosure would be like handing a roadmap
> to "the enemy."  You generally want to make the cost of bringing suit against
> you as high as possible to warred off long-shot litigation.
OK.  Makes perfect sense to me.

And me. Ta muchly for the explanation.


Andrew Saunders

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