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From Christopher Lenz <cml...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: JSON license
Date Sat, 07 Jun 2008 11:44:02 GMT
On 06.06.2008, at 16:49, Sam Ruby wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 10:34 AM, Henri Yandell <bayard@apache.org>  
> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 2:54 AM, Niclas Hedhman <niclas@hedhman.org>  
>> wrote:
>>> On Friday 06 June 2008 17:03, Jukka Zitting wrote:
>>>> "The Software shall be used for Good, not Evil"
>>> I suspect that "Evil doers" will not respect any license, and if  
>>> they broke
>>> this license, they would be in much bigger problem than being sued  
>>> by JSON...
>>> But you are right in principle...
>> I suspect we're using other software under this license though.  
>> It's a
>> joke clause in my opinion.
> It clearly is a joke clause, but not all licensees evaluate licenses
> in a context where they can afford to have a sense of humor.
> This may sound pedantic, but I would prefer not to encourage such
> licenses, and as such would prefer to approve json.js itself for use
> rather than the license.

Does this license even apply to json.js or json2.js?


Both of them just say "Public Domain. No warranty expressed or  
implied. Use at your own risk." with no reference at all to that  
license AFAICT.

Christopher Lenz
   cmlenz at gmx.de

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