Re: DFSG compatibility of the "Poetic License"
"Ben Finney" <email@example.com> wrote in message
Maximilian Gaß <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
These rights, on this notice, rely.
Is this meant to have some legal meaning? Or should we ignore it?
The poem is obviously a form of translation of a simple permisive license
like the expat license.
That line attempts to embody the concept that the notice must be maintained,
as the rights granted in the notice
rely on the notice. By removing the notice, you removed that on which the
licence relies and lose the license.
But of course, you know that already, having read the blog post, and even
Your guess is as good as mine on how a court would interperate that line.