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From Robert Burrell Donkin <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Copyright issue (ESME-47)
Date Wed, 20 Jan 2010 20:00:33 GMT
On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 7:59 PM, Robert Burrell Donkin
<> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 7:11 AM, Bertrand Delacretaz
> <> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 1:59 AM, Ralph Goers <> wrote:
>>> ...I suggest you review the thread that was provided and then see if you want
to reconsider your veto....
>> As this vote is not about a technical issue, I don't think there are
>> vetos - we should have explicitely specified that this is a majority
>> vote.
>> Robert and Gianugo, did you mean to veto this with your -1s, or just
>> express your disagreement with the majority?
> i consider making claims about third party copyright ownership rather
> than a statement of fact is positively dangerous from a legal
> perspective
> so, it's a legal team veto until i have chance to review (my exam is
> tomorrow morning so i should be able to find some time in the
> afternoon)
> if anyone objects or feels that i am wrong then please raise on the
> legal lists. if sam ruby or a majority of the legal team folks feel
> that i'm wrong then i'm happy to be outvoted.

BTW Eben Moglen has an excellent article on how to do this right

- robert

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