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Re: logo license with debian - no warranty missing?

Alexander Reichle-Schmehl <tolimar@debian.org> writes:

> Hi!
> Am 27.06.2010 15:13, schrieb Ben Finney:
> [ SVG logo without "no warranty waiver" ]
> > I think it would be prudent to add a warranty disclaimer like those
> > found in Expat license terms or similar.
> Why do we need a warranty waiver for a feature, we don't actually use?

Because we also allow modified works to be redistributed. Someone else
could use that feature in a derived work, redistribute the result,
thereby cause breakage.

I'm not saying we *need* a warranty disclaimer. I'm saying that, because
of that possibility, it's prudent to have one in the license terms.

 \      “It is the integrity of each individual human that is in final |
  `\        examination. On personal integrity hangs humanity's fate.” |
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Ben Finney

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