Mike Godwin wrote:
In any case vagueness has it's uses since any
attempt to try and
define everything will tend to result in the license either failing
or behaving in a very unhelpful manner under certain conditions.
I like to think Kurt Gödel had some important observations in this
One of the things I see as a lawyer and as a student in philosophy is
the attempt in the GFDL to cover every possible use case with
specificity -- this effort is not wholly incomparable to the effort to
explain all of mathematics in terms of logic and set theory.
You Are Nicholas Bourbaki, And I Claim My Five Pounds.