Subject: Re: Why?
From: Rick Moen <>
Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2003 16:05:08 -0800

Quoting Alex Rousskov (

> I believe the context implies that such a declaration is believed to
> be legally effective. 

You can believe that, but, from inquiries so far, it is not clear
Creative Common does.  The matter, indeed, appears to occasion some

> Again, by the very nature of legal law, no case and no set of cases
> can guarantee a single interpretation of the current law or that the
> current law will not change (sometimes retroactively!).

Clearly.  To review:  I was answering the assertion that open-source
licensing has never been tested in court.

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Rick Moen
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