Squeak Licence

Serge Stinckwich Serge.Stinckwich at info.unicaen.fr
Fri May 6 12:23:41 UTC 2005

Marcus Denker a écrit :
> Am 06.05.2005 um 13:02 schrieb Cees De Groot:
>> On 5/6/05, Lothar Schenk <lothar.schenk at gmx.de> wrote:
>>> Unfortunately, the letter doesn't allow the spirit to count.
>> The spirit always takes precedence in case there's a conflict. Some
>> people are just too fond of reading legal texts and toying with words,
>> and they start to miss that. Apparently, this conference's committee
>> is filled with such people.
>> I pity them. There's a Real World out there where exiting stuff
>> happens, and they let themselves be bound in a straightjacket of stuff
>> that's made up, for pete's sake, by lawyers.
> If the text of the license is not important, then why don't we just
> drop it? Why do we let our customers worry about this?
>  If the decision to ignore the wording of the license is so straitforward
> as you claim, why don't we do this trivial decicion and put our
> action where out mouth is? If we can't do that without a problem, then
> surely our customers can't ignore the wording, either.

Yes you are right there is a contradiction here ...

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