Subject: Re: pruning "dead" licenses
From: "Eric S. Raymond" <esr@thyrsus.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2004 09:31:18 -0500

Russell Nelson <nelson@crynwr.com>:
> I got to thinking the other day that we really ought to be pruning
> "dead" licenses from the list.  The principle seems correct, since the
> underlying intellectual property right expires as well: copyright
> after a gazillion years[1], patents after twenty years, and trademarks
> after you stop defending them.

I approve of this idea.
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		<a href="Eric">http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>