[Foundation-l] Re-licensing

Andrew Whitworth wknight8111 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 22:23:17 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 4:50 PM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/1/22 Andrew Whitworth <wknight8111 at gmail.com>:
>> Therein lies the problem with using terms like "reasonable" in a legal
>> document. It's a subjective term, and there are plenty of definitions
>> that are going to work for some people and not others. Arguing over
>> what is and what is not reasonable is a wasted exercise: The best we
>> can do it put the issue to a vote and go with the opinion expressed by
>> the voting majority.
> That's the epitome of "tyranny of the majority".

I didn't say it was pretty, but then again reality rarely is. We have
a lot of reasonable people* here who can't even agree with what
constitutes "reasonable" attribution.

* I make the blanket assumption that everybody here is being perfectly

--Andrew Whitworth

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