Subject: Re: RealNetworks' RTSP Proxy License
From: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
Date: Sun, 9 Sep 2001 11:07:54 -0400 (EDT)

Rod Dixon, J.D., LL.M. scripsit:

> But, do note that the more your
> license terms resemble nothing more than a non-exclusive grant of copyright
> to the end-user, the more likely your "open source" license should be
> considered a run-of-the-mill copyright license that is governed by the
> Copyright Act, preemptively; if so, your license is probably not an open
> source license.

Your last clause confuses me.  The MIT license is very close to being
"nothing more than a non-exclusive grant of copyright to the end-user",
and it is undoubtedly open source.

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