Subject: Re: Licenses vs. public domain
Date: Mon, 29 May 2000 12:06:05 -0700
Mon, 29 May 2000 12:06:05 -0700
On Mon, May 29, 2000 at 02:55:28PM -0400, Ben wrote:
> Tim O'Reilly wrote:
> > Ben wrote:


> > > As things worked out the situation did get resolved peacefully.
> >
> > This didn't happen by magic.  O'Reilly invested in ActiveState on the
> > condition that the windows and UNIX versions of perl be reunited, and
> > instigated and project-managed an effort called OnePerl to make it so.
> I knew the general story, but I don't know the details.  I for one
> would find it interesting to have somewhere a collection of case
> examples of license infringements, what happened, how it was resolved,
> and (from the point of view of the participants) important lessons
> learned.  Some sort of, "Examples for people to ponder."
> This would be particularly valuable for people who are considering
> what kinds of licenses to use.
> Heck, get enough together and you could write a book... :-)

Stop reminding Tim, Ben <g>.

> Cheers,
> Ben

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